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11.06.2020|Government

The government supports the European Union’s economic recovery plan

Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – After the discussion at the cabinet meeting, the government approved Estonia’s positions for the negotiations on the European recovery plan and the European Union budget for 2021–2027. Europe must find a quick and effective way to help overcome the difficulties caused...
11.06.2020|Government

The government discussed and did not grant citizenship to applicants who had been in trouble with the law

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – According to the proposal of the Minister of the Interior Mart Helme, the government decided not to grant citizenship to five applicants who have committed both criminal and misdemeanour offences, and could only have been granted Estonian citizenship...
11.06.2020|Government

The government specified the restriction on freedom of movement after crossing state borders

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – The government clarified its previous order and provided that a person arriving in Estonia from a country with a higher COVID-19 infection rate would be subject to a 14-day restriction on freedom of movement. Quarantine was previously required, but for the...
10.06.2020|Government

Baltic Prime Ministers discussed the future of Rail Baltic with the Commissioner for Transport

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 10 June 2020 – the Prime Ministers of the Baltic Republics, Jüri Ratas, Krišjānis Kariņš, and Saulius Skvernelis, discussed cooperation in the fields of Rail Baltic and energetics at a video meeting today. The meeting was also attended by Adina Valean, European Commissioner...
09.06.2020|Government

Ratas: restarting the economy requires investing in the cooperation of entrepreneurs and researchers

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 9 June 2020 – The Economic Development Committee of the government convened today to discuss contributing more to the organisation of applied research of companies and was given an overview of the plans to support doctoral studies in the field of entrepreneurship more...
04.06.2020|Government

The government approved the Estonian standpoint on the European Green Deal

Stenbock House, 4 June 2020 – At today’s cabinet meeting, the government discussed the Estonian standpoints on the European Green Deal and the corresponding European Climate Law and confirmed the decisions of the session. Prime Minister Jüri Ratas considers it a positive development that...
03.06.2020|Government

The government’s climate and energy committee discussed the development of wind energy

Stenbock House, 3 June 2020 – The government’s climate and energy committee discussed the construction of wind farms in Estonia and on the Baltic Sea. ‘Out of all of the sources of renewable energy in Estonia, wind energy has the greatest potential for development,’ said Jüri Ratas. ‘The...
02.06.2020|Government

The results of a monitoring study conducted by the University of Tartu for presentation to the government committee confirm that the easing of restrictions is justified

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 2 June 2020 – The results of the third wave of a monitoring study conducted by the University of Tartu presented today to the government committee working to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 disease-causing coronavirus and addressing public health and economic problems...
29.05.2020|Government

Ratas: The pandemic showed the need to promote the culture of preparedness

Stenbock House, 29 May 2020 – At the development day of the area of government of the Ministry of the Interior, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas commended the capability of Estonian residents, companies and authorities to quickly adapt to the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to him, it is...
28.05.2020|Government

The Government has eased some restrictions related to COVID-19

Tallinn, Stenbock House, May 28, 2020 – The Government has eased the COVID-19 restrictions for travel, public events, sports competitions, and education. Travel from June 1 The Government approved a decision authorising the crossing of Estonian national borders from June 1 for persons...

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