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United States Department of Justice Hosts Cryptocurrency Crimes Workshop for Estonian Counterparts

September 8, 2022 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), with funding by the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), hosted a three-day workshop on international best practices to investigate and prosecute criminal misuses of cryptocurrency in Tallinn, Estonia from September 6 ...
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George P. Kent, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Estonia

On September 2nd, the White House announced President Joe Biden’s intent to nominate George P. Kent as the next United States Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia. The official nomination was received in the U.S. Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations on September 8th. This is the first step in the U.S. ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement Marking Ukraine National Day and Six Months Since Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

August 24, 2022 Today marks the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s independence, but also six months since the Russian government’s unprovoked, full-scale invasion of Ukraine. As we mark this day, we honor the resolve of the Ukrainian people, their strong desire to remain independent, and their courage and strength to defend freedom and democracy. We renew ...
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United States Congressional Visit Highlights Strong U.S.-Estonia Defense Partnership

August 10, 2022 United States Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas led a Congressional Delegation to Estonia August 9-10 to meet with Estonian leaders. While in Tallinn, the delegation met with Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, Ministry of Defense Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm, and Deputy Chief of Defense Major General Veiko-Vello Palm. “Estonia is a great friend ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Estonian Foreign Minister Reinsalu

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 2, 2022   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu. Secretary Blinken congratulated Foreign Minister Reinsalu on his appointment as Foreign Minister and highlighted the strength of the partnership between Estonia and the United States as we marked ...
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