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15.11.2019|Government

Ratas: Climate neutrality will open up new opportunities for the transport sector

Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas delivered a speech at the TargetZero electromobility conference, where he emphasised that the transport sector faces great changes, along with great opportunities, on the road to achieving the goal of climate neutrality. “Transport is one of the main sectors...
09.11.2019|Government

Ratas: The United States helped maintain hope of freedom during the Cold War

Washington D.C, 9 Nov, 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas gave the opening speech today at the annual Joint Baltic American National Committee Conference, emphasising the historic importance of the Committee in preserving the unity of the Baltic States and defending their interests in the United...
09.11.2019|Government

In Pictures: Prime Minister Jüri Ratas placed a wreath on the grave of John McCain

Annapolis, USA, 9 November 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas visited the state of Maryland, in the United States of America, and placed a wreath on the grave of John McCain. ‘Today, I placed a wreath on the grave of an admirable statesman, John McCain. Estonia will never forget that McCain was...
07.11.2019|Government

The new Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology took office

Stenbock House, 7 November 2019 – Today, the new Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Kaimar Karu, assumed office by taking the oath of office before the Riigikogu. Today, Karu will also participate at a Session of the Government for the first time. “I wish strength and...
05.11.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas: Estonia does not want cuts to the next budget of the EU

Prague, Czechia, 5 November 2019 – Today in Prague, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with the prime ministers of the countries that support a strong European Union budget and Cohesion Policy. At the summit, the prime minister stressed that the volume of funding for cohesion policy should not be...
05.11.2019|Government

Ratas will discuss strengthening the European Union’s Cohesion Policy in Prague

Stenbock House, 5 November 2019 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will attend the summit of the Friends of Cohesion group, which comprises 17 Member States, in Prague to discuss the next long-term budget of the union and the future of Cohesion Policy. When discussing the future long-term...
31.10.2019|Government

Ratas: The Three Seas Initiative opens up new opportunities for Estonia

Washington, D.C., 31 October 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas assured yesterday at a meeting with the US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and James Risch, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, that the United States of America is and will be an irreplaceable ally and partner...
31.10.2019|Government

Prime Minister: history has shown the importance of transatlantic cooperation

Washington, 30 October 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas delivered a speech at the American Enterprise Institute, stressing that European-US cooperation is the foundation of a secure, peaceful, and prosperous world. Transatlantic relations are supported by good EU–NATO interaction, which...
31.10.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas: the US market is very important for Estonian entrepreneurs

New York – Washington, D.C., 30 October 2019 – In New York, during his visit to the US, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with representatives of the Baltic American Chamber of Commerce, banks, and businesses to deepen the economic ties between the two countries. “Relations between Estonia and the...
31.10.2019|Government

Ratas: Being a member of the UN Security Council means the beginning of a more responsible era in our foreign policy

New York, the USA, 28 October 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed issues of cooperation and security at a meeting with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, and introduced Estonian priorities for the upcoming membership of the UN Security Council in 2020–2021....

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