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11.04.2019|Government

The European Union extended the Brexit deadline to the end of October

Brussels, Belgium, 11 April 2019 – The Council of the European Union and Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, agreed to extend the deadline of withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union to 31 October of this year. “It is in the interests of all of us that the United...
10.04.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas to participate at the European Council on Brexit

Stenbock House, 10 April 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is travelling to Brussels to participate in a meeting for heads of states and governments of the 27 Member States of the European Union. The European Council will focus on the latest developments of the United Kingdom leaving the EU...
10.04.2019|Government

Ratas at a meeting with the Latvian president: intense cooperation in every field is only natural for close friends and neighbours

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 10 April 2019 - At their meeting, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis discussed the cultural and economic relations of the two countries, defence cooperation, mutual plans for the future, and mutual interests in the European Union and NATO. “I...
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...

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