Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas visited the Baltic Protector deployment exercise, which, he opined, is indicative of the allies' and partners' commitment to security in the Baltic region as well as their preparedness to jointly respond to threats.
At the Three Seas Initiative summit held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on Wednesday and Thursday, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid announced that Estonia is ready to host the summit of this international cooperation format next year.
On 29 March 2019, representatives of the Rail Baltica Joint Venture RB Rail AS and the Spanish company IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture signed the contract in Tallinn to commence the design services for the railway section from Pärnu to Rapla in Estonia. This is the first design contract signed for the main line of the Rail Baltica with six more to follow shortly.
Estonia is ready, upon the United Kingdom's request, to extend the deadline for the UK's leaving the European Union, the Estonian government decided.
The new government being formed in Estonia has promised to revive a separate border guard service and reject the migrant quotas set by the European Union, Martin Helme, a delegate from the country's Conservative People's Party, announced on social media on Saturday.
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Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said that in two weeks’ time Estonia and Latvia will decide whether they are still interested in the nuclear power plant (NPP) project in Lithuania, writes www.delfi.lt with reference to the news agency BNS.
The Estonian Economy and Communications Ministry is not certain that the Estonian end of the Balticconnector gas pipeline, planned to be built between Estonia and Finland, should come on shore somewhere near Paldiski or whether the pipeline would even be built, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Wednesday, November 6, Adazi, Latvia - President Dalia Grybauskaitė, together with Latvian President Andris Bērziņš, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, attended NATO Response Force Exercise Steadfast Jazz 2013 at the Adazi Base in Latvia - the first such exercise in the region. It is the largest NATO exercise since 2006.
It is said that Estonia’s position at the beginning of the race was better than that of Lithuania and Latvia – the support of the Scandinavian countries had a significant impact on the advancement of Estonia’s welfare. Currently Estonia is independent energy producer thanks to existing oil shale deposits. Yet, the constant tension raised by the Russian-speaking citizens (they account for about 25 percent of Estonia‘s population) partially aggravates the situation in the country.