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05.04.2019|Government

The prime minister announced the resignation of the government

The Parliament of Estonia (Riigikogu), 4 April 2019 – today, at the first session of the 14th Riigikogu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas announced the resignation of the current government. Pursuant to the law, the current government must resign at the first convention of the new of Riigikogu but must to...
29.03.2019|Government

Estonian anniversary in NATO: 15 years ago, our security policy status changed completely

Today marks 15 years since Estonia joined NATO: an event that gave Estonia the greatest security guarantee ever due to a close defence cooperation with 28 allies. Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said that the day Estonia joined NATO is a day of allies. “For forty years, we were forced to look from...
21.03.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas is discussing Brexit and the development of the EU internal market at the European Council

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 21 March 2019 – Today and tomorrow, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is participating at the European Union meeting for heads of states and governments, i.e. the European Council, which focuses mainly on developing the internal market, the global competitiveness of the Union, and...
14.03.2019|Government

Ratas: Estonian entrepreneurs are courageous and wise to succeed in such winds of change

The Creative Hub, Tallinn, 14 March 2019 – Estonian entrepreneurs deserve to be recognised for not only coping, but also evolving and succeeding in conditions where global economic growth is slowing down and foreign markets are so unstable, said Prime Minister Jüri Ratas at the Estonian...
07.03.2019|Government

Jüri Ratas met with Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä

Stenbock House, 7 March 2019 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met today with his Finnish counterpart, Juha Sipilä. At the meeting, they discussed future of the European Union and Finland’s soon to begin presidency of the Council of the European Union, as well as bilateral relations. “Estonia and...
05.03.2019|Government

Invitation to the press conference: Prime ministers of Estonia and Finland will meet in Stenbock House tomorrow

Dear journalists! Tomorrow, on Thursday, 7th of March, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will meet with Juha Sipilä, Prime Minister of Finland, in Stenbock House. At the meeting, issues related to the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which starts in July, as well as bilateral...
28.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on the 2018 economic growth indicators

Stenbock House, 28 February 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, “Today, Statistics Estonia published comprehensive data on last year’s economic growth. Our hard-working entrepreneurs and employees are to thank for an economic growth of 3.9 per cent, which is even more extensive than we estimated. The...
27.02.2019|Government

Ratas at a meeting with the prime minister of Iceland: together with the Nordics, we could become the most digitally united region in the world

Stenbock House, 27 February 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with his Icelandic counterpart Katrín Jakobsdóttir, who is visiting Estonia with Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs. The main focus of the visit is on digital cooperation between Estonia and Iceland...
25.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas will participate in the first European Union and League of Arab States summit

Stenbock House, 25 February 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will participate in the European Union and League of Arab States summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, which brings together the heads of states and governments from both sides for the first time. According to Prime Minister Jüri...
25.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas's speech on the celebration of the 101th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, 22.02.2019

Esteemed honorary citizens of Tartu! Respected Chairman of the City Council and the Mayor! Honoured Director of the Estonian National Museum! Citizens of Tartu and guests of the city of good thoughts! My fellow Estonians! The second year of the new century of the Republic of Estonia is...

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