“During the next meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Alliance that will take place in December, we will value and recognize your strong political willingness and clear actions in your country’s Euro-Atlantic integration,”said the Estonian President Thomas H. Ilves to Montenegro Head of State Filip Vujanovic, currently in Estonia for a State visit.
At his meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York on the
evening of Monday, 12 January, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet expressed
hope that after the approval of the UN Security Council resolution on 8
January it will be possible for Gaza to establish a truce so that
civilian deaths will end.
Prime Minister Ansip expressed his delight that cooperation between the
governments of Estonia and the USA, regarding Estonia’s joining of the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP), has been successful and has reached the expected result.
“We must demand the fulfilment of the six-point peace plan from Russia.
We do have the ceasefire agreement, but Russia has not kept its
promises. The Russian forces must withdraw to the positions they held
prior to 7 August, and the so-called control points must be eliminated.
Russian soldiers, who obviously are not peacekeepers, must be replaced
with international peacekeepers”.