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30.09.2016|Government

Statement of Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on the passing of Shiloh Peres

Jerusalem, 30 September 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas: “The world mourns with Israel that has lost a true Statesman. The role of Shimon Peres in Israel and the world could not be measured in words. As the President and the Prime Minister, he selflessly worked towards the prosperity and safety...
29.09.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas to attend funeral of Shimon Peres

Stenbock House, 29 September 2016 - This evening after the cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will fly to Israel to attend the funeral of the former President and Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres. “The role of Shimon Peres in Israel and the world could not be overestimated. As...
28.09.2016|Government

The 2017 state budget is focusing on economic growth and people’s welfare

Riigikogu, 28 September 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said at Riigikogu today, that the aim of the 2017 state budget is economic growth, the welfare of the people, the sense of security and the efficiency of the state. "Next year the Government shall continue on the course that has brought...
27.09.2016|Government

Government Approves the State Budget for 2017

Stenbock House, September 27, 2016 - At today’s extraordinary session, the Government approved the state budget for 2017, focusing on enlivening the economy and increasing general welfare. The Prime Minister will pass the budget bill to Riigikogu tomorrow. The revenues of the state budget are...
16.09.2016|Government

EU leaders agreed on the way forward

Bratislava, 16 September 2016 - The EU heads of state or government agreed on four objectives to allow the EU 27 move forward united. The EU leaders agreed that Europe cannot allow the reoccurrence of unmanageable migration flows and needs to ensure more effective control of its external...
Rõivas on the eve of the EU summit: the European Union is not lacking in decision-making, but rather in results
16.09.2016|Government

Rõivas on the eve of the EU summit: the European Union is not lacking in decision-making, but rather in results

Bratislava, 16 September 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas spoke today in Bratislava on the eve of the unofficial gathering of 27 European Union leaders and heads of state and said that the European Union is not lacking in decision-making, but rather in results. “People in Europe are worried...
Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas to Donald Tusk: The European leaders are expected to find solutions in Bratislava
09.09.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas to Donald Tusk: The European leaders are expected to find solutions in Bratislava

Stenbock House, 9 September 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas emphasised at today’s meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk that the leaders of all 27 countries must perceive at the Bratislava summit that there is no more time for endless disputes, since it is now necessary to...
09.09.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas will meet today with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk

Stenbock House, 9 September 2016 -  Today, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will meet with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk in Tallinn with the aim to discuss the challenges of the European Union.   According to Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, the main topics of the meeting...
05.09.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas on a visit to Mali

Stenbock House, 5 September 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will begin a two-day visit to the Republic of Mali to recognise the members of the Estonian Defence Forces participating in the UN and EU military missions there. Prime Minister Rõivas will meet with Mali’s Prime Minister and will be...
02.09.2016|Government

Prime Ministers Speech at the Annual Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce Estonia on 2 September 2016

Honourable guests Dear organisers   First of all, I would like to thank the American Chamber of Commerce in Estonia very much for inviting me once again. It is an honor. Both because of the wonderfully attentive audience present here today and also because of the great work that you do...

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