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13.05.2020|Government

The government specified the order on border crossing between Estonia and Finland

Stenbock House, 13 May 2020 – At today’s e-session, the Government of the Republic specified the order on border crossing between Estonia and Finland to reflect that only persons with a Finnish citizenship, residence permit, or whose permanent residence is in Finland according to the population...
13.05.2020|Government

Ratas discussed issues of security with the Secretary General of NATO

Stenbock House, 13 May 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed the role of the allies and their defence forces in the fight against the coronavirus with Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO, via a video call. According to the prime minister, the alliance has contributed...
12.05.2020|Government

Estonia turns to EU Solidarity Fund in order to request support for covering COVID-19 costs

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 12 May 2020 – The government instructed the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Social Affairs to submit an application to the European Union Solidarity Fund to allocate funds to cover the costs of the COVID-19 related public health emergency. Depending on the...
12.05.2020|Government

The government approved a memorandum between the Baltic states on cooperation in easing the restrictions on the borders

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 12 May 2020 – As a session resolution, the government approved a memorandum of mutual understanding on cooperation and lifting the restrictions of movement of road, railway, air, and maritime transport established due to the COVID-19 crisis between the ministries of foreign...
12.05.2020|Government

The “Stay healthy!” (“Püsime terved!”) campaign calls for the continued compliance with measures preventing the spread of the coronavirus

Stenbock House, 12 May 2020 – The Government Communication Unit has launched the social campaign “Stay healthy!” (“Püsime terved!”), calling on the Estonian people to continue complying with the measures preventing the spread of the coronavirus, even after the emergency restrictions have been eased...
12.05.2020|Government

A study conducted by the University of Tartu for presentation to the Government Committee continues to show a low prevalence of the coronavirus

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 12 May 2020 – The results of a study conducted by the University of Tartu on the prevalence of the coronavirus were presented to the Government Committee responsible for the emergency situation today. The results from the second week of the study continue to confirm the low...
12.05.2020|Government

The government discussed measures of economic recovery with trade unions and employer representatives

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 12 May 2020 – At the meeting of representatives of the government, trade unions, and employers, measures of economic recovery and the organisation of working time in the trade sector were discussed. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, the involvement of social...
11.05.2020|Government

Ratas discussed the future of the economy with representatives from the finance sector

Stenbock House, 11 May 2020 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Minister of Foreign Trade and Information Technology Raul Siem, and Minister of Rural Affairs Arvo Aller met today with members of Eesti Pank and the Banking Association in order to discuss the general economic situation and the...
08.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: Estonia eases the restrictions for border crossings with Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland

Stenbock House, May 8, 2020 – The Government of the Republic decided that the restrictions for border crossings between Estonia and Finland will be eased as of the second half of next week, and that free movement of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian residents and people legally residing in these...
08.05.2020|Government

Ratas discussed with the President of the European Commission the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and the new EU budget

Stenbock House, May 8, 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas spoke in a telephone conversation with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, about recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the next multi-annual financial framework, and the recovery of the European economy. The Prime...

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