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13.12.2019|Government

Ratas: The member states understand the importance of the EU climate neutrality objective and the need to achieve it together

Brussels, 13 December 2019 – Yesterday, at the European Council meeting, the heads of state and government of the EU member states discussed achieving climate neutrality in the EU by 2050 and expressed their readiness to commit to it. This would mean that the EU does not emit more greenhouse gases...
12.12.2019|Government

Ratas will discuss climate matters and the next long-term budget with his EU colleagues

Stenbock House, 12 December 2019 – Today and tomorrow, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will participate in the meeting of the European Council in Brussels, where the heads of state and government of the European Union will discuss climate change and the next long-term budget of the EU. This will be the...
11.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas greeted members of the Czech Air Force

Ämari Air Base, 11 December 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas visited the Ämari Air Base to be acquainted with the Czech Air Force squadron taking part in the Baltic Air Policing mission of NATO. According to the prime minister, the defence cooperation between Estonia and the Czech Republic is...
11.12.2019|Government

The climate and energy committee discussed the reduction of greenhouse gases in the energy sector

Stenbock House, 11 December 2019 – Today, the climate and energy committee of the Government got an overview of the opportunities for reducing greenhouse gases in energy production so that Estonia could fulfil its climate goals. The energy sector produces the majority of greenhouse gas emissions in...
10.12.2019|Government

Ratas in the Riigikogu: Europe must signify hope for the future for people and inspire future generations

Riigikogu, 10 December 2019 – Today in the Riigikogu, while giving an overview of the European Union policy, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas spoke of security, the goal of climate neutrality, the Digital Single Market, and Estonia’s other key objectives in the union over the coming years. “Europe must...
07.12.2019|Government

Ratas: The Baltic prime ministers are committed to the fast advancement of Rail Baltica

Riga, 6 December 2019 – At an official meeting of the Baltic Prime Ministers’ Council in Riga, the Baltic prime ministers agreed that they would regularly monitor the progress of the Rail Baltica project so that it could be vigorously developed and the international railway would assuredly be...
06.12.2019|Government

Ratas discusses the future of Rail Baltica with his Baltic counterparts

Stenbock House, 6 December 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is heading to Riga today to attend a meeting of Baltic prime ministers, which will focus on the future of Rail Baltica and the regional energy market. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Rail Baltica is a historically unique...
04.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas in London: NATO’s unity is the cornerstone of global security

London, 4 December 2019 – According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, today’s meeting of NATO leaders in London confirmed that NATO remains united and stands as the strongest defence alliance in history. “NATO exited the meeting room more united than upon entering, but the consensus with our NATO...
03.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on the results of PISA 2018

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas: “The PISA results once again confirm that the knowledge of our young people, as well as their ability to use that knowledge, is the best in Europe and among the absolute best in the world. This is a joint achievement of Estonian teachers, parents, and children. It...
03.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas’ comment on the topic of NATO defence plans

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas: “All members of the alliance are protected. It is completely normal and ordinary for us to regularly review our common plans together with other NATO allies, and update these plans. Considered individually, we are not opposed to Turkey on the issue of updating the...

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