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Prime Minister Rõivas: The strengths of Estonia and Germany must be pooled together into a driver for Europe
24.08.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas: The strengths of Estonia and Germany must be pooled together into a driver for Europe

Stenbock House, 24 August 2016 – Estonia's expertise in information technology and Germany’s industrial power must be pooled together into a driver for Europe, to give a new impetus to Europe’s economies; said Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas to German Chancellor Angela Merkel who arrived on a visit to...
24.08.2016|Government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive on a visit to Estonia today

Stenbock House, 24 August 2016 – According to Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Estonia confirms and further strengthens the friendship of the two nations and the good relations that they have developed in the last 25 years.   “Germany is an important...
11.08.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas Meets US Director of National Intelligence

Stenbock House,11 August 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas had a meeting today with James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence of the USA, to discuss the regional security situation as well as cooperation between the two countries.   “Good intelligence analysis and exchange of...
11.08.2016|Government

President of the European Council Donald Tusk to visit Estonia

Stenbock House, 11 August 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will meet with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk on 9 September in Tallinn with the aim to discuss Bratislava Summit and preparations for the Presidency of Estonia. According to Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, the main...
02.08.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas visits Hiiumaa today

Stenbock House, 2 August – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas pays a visit to Hiiumaa today, where he will meet with the heads of local government, entrepreneurs, and volunteer sea rescue group, and, among other things, he will also visit a unique solar house that has been invented on the island – the...
26.07.2016|Government

Estonia will assume the presidency of the Council in the second half of 2017

Stenbock House, 26th July 2016 - Today the Council of the European Union adopted a decision establishing a revised order of holding the rotating presidencies of the Council. Estonia will assume the presidency of the Council in the second half of 2017, six months earlier as was foreseen. “We...
19.07.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas: It Is A Sad Day For Estonia

A statement by Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas: “This is a sad day for Estonia. For the first time, we have to face a harsh reality and say that the agony of terrorism has reached us in the saddest way imaginable. Late yesterday evening, we received final confirmation from France that we have indeed...
16.07.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas gathered support for our candidacy for the United Nations Security Council during the Asia–Europe Summit

Ulaanbaatar, 16 July 2016 – On the verge on the Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM), Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas met with various Asian leaders to discuss economic cooperation and gain support for the candidacy of Estonia to be a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2020-2021....
16.07.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas: use of military force can never be means for political action

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas stated when commenting on the dramatic events that took place in Turkey last night that he condemns the military coup attempt unequivocally. “Constitutional order and the functioning of state institutions must be restored as soon as possible,” said Rõivas. “The use of...
16.07.2016|Government

Rõivas: stable and rule-based international environment provides better conditions for economic cooperation

Ulaanbaatar, 16 July 2016 - During the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM), Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas emphasised that an international environment that respects international law and is secure and stabile is the best prerequisite for the development of economic cooperation and trade. When discussing...

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