Archiv: Estonia


11.02.2019 - 02:42 [ MENA Herald ]

Estonian Representatives Share Digitization Successes at World Government Summit

Tammist said the uniqueness of the Estonian experience is driven by the digital ID, which accelerated processes and increased the readiness of the people to adopt digital services. He added that Estonia’s experience in this area differs from others in the decentralization of most services and limiting the need to visit government authorities for specific transactions.

26.01.2019 - 03:56 [ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia ]

Estonia opens honorary consulate in San Diego

The Estonian Honorary Consul in San Diego is Michael Chan… The Republic of Estonia has 15 honorary consuls in the United States and they play an important role in advancing Estonian interests in the country. Honorary consuls are prominent and respected locals, and one of their functions is to provide consular services and consular help to Estonian citizens abroad. They also help advance economic and cultural relations.

26.01.2019 - 03:31 [ The Baltic Times ]

EuroSpike submits bid to supply Estonian defense forces with long-range antitank system

EuroSpike GmbH belongs to the German arms manufacturers Diehl BGT Defense and Rheinmentall Defense Electronics in equal portions of 40 percent, while 20 percent of the shares belong to the developer of the weapons system, the Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems via the Dutch holding company ERCAS B.V.

10.11.2018 - 07:14 [ unian.info ]

European defense coalition launched in Paris – media

A coalition of European militaries ready to react to crises near the continent’s borders was launched on Wednesday with Finland becoming the 10th country to join, amid calls by French President Emmanuel Macron for a „real European army.“

The French-led initiative would not conflict with the almost 70-year-old, U.S.-dominated NATO alliance, proponents say, but reflects in part concerns about a more isolationist United States under President Donald Trump, as reported by Reuters.

30.06.2018 - 08:46 [ CNN ]

US ambassador to Estonia resigns in frustration over Trump

„Earlier today, the United States‘ Ambassador to Estonia, Jim Melville, announced his intent to retire from the Foreign Service effective July 29 after 33 years of public service,“ the statement read in its entirety.(…)
„Having served under six presidents and 11 secretaries of state, I never really thought it would reach that point for me.“