May 2016

Kaljurand discussed the Warsaw NATO summit with French Minister of State for European Affairs and Polish Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand discussed the Eastern Partnership, migration crisis and the NATO summit that will be held in Warsaw in June with the Minister of State for European Affairs Harlem Désir and Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski at the meeting held on the 14th of May. The French and Polish ministers visited Tallinn to participate in the Lennart Meri Conference.

Southern Gas Corridor realization to be a turning point

The Southern Gas Corridor project demonstrates that the creation of integrated energy infrastructure linking Caspian resources to European consumers is technically possible, economically viable, and politically beneficial for all parties involved, Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the European Commission for Energy Union said during the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) groundbreaking ceremony in Thessaloniki, Greece on May 17.

Six Assurances to Taiwan only empty promises

The US House of Representatives approved a resolution on Taiwan on Monday, reaffirming that the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances are the cornerstone of the US-Taiwan relationship. The case is considered by certain US media and pro-independence forces as showing support for Taiwan. According to Taiwan's Central News Agency, US congressmen have given bipartisan support for Taiwan before Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration this Friday.