Supporting the Aspirations of the Belarusian People

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 20, 2020 The United States has been inspired by the display of peaceful expression of the Belarusian people seeking to determine their own future. We stand by our long-term commitment to support Belarus’ sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as the aspirations of the Belarusian people ...
Read More»

Estonia – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Estonia – Level 3: Reconsider Travel   Reconsider travel to Estonia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s   COVID-19 page   before  you plan any international travel. The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  has issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice  for  Estonia due to COVID-19. Estonia has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and ...
Read More»

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Remarks at the Three Seas Initiative Virtual Ministerial

06/30/2020 12:04 PM EDT Office of the Spokesperson Today, Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun delivered remarks at the Three Seas Initiative Virtual Ministerial hosted by the Government of Estonia.  The Three Seas Initiative aims to boost economic prosperity through connectivity between the Baltic, Adriatic, and Black Seas. Deputy Secretary Biegun reaffirmed U.S. support ...
Read More»

Entry into Force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

07/01/2020 10:59 AM EDT Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Today marks a landmark achievement for the countries of North America to increase manufacturing and investment in our region.  On July 1, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) came into force, fulfilling President Trump’s promise to modernize and update trade agreements.  More than just the modernization ...
Read More»

U.S. Embassy Celebrates Independence Day with Foreign Minister Reinsalu, Foreign Ministry Colleagues

July 1, 2020 U.S. Embassy Celebrates Independence Day with Foreign Minister Reinsalu, Foreign Ministry Colleagues Today, in celebration of America’s upcoming 244th Independence Day, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Brian Roraff and Embassy staff hosted a small gathering with colleagues from the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Tallinn. Given considerations related to COVID-19, this year’s ...
Read More»

Press Release: U.S. Delivers Advanced Night Vision Equipment to Estonia

Press Release: U.S. Delivers Advanced Night Vision Equipment to Estonia   Monday, June 29, 2020 From June 15-16, the United States delivered 95 night vision devices (NVDs) to Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board to assist with border security.  This was one of the largest U.S. deliveries of defense equipment, and the first ever delivery ...
Read More»

Common Declaration in Support of Baltic Pride 2020

June 22, 2020 Common Declaration in Support of Baltic Pride 2020 Baltic Pride 2020 was originally set to take place in Tallinn 1-7 June. Due to the COVID-19 situation, it will instead be celebrated digitally 22-28 June.  We voice our support for efforts to safeguard and promote the human rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender ...
Read More»

Sustaining U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Leadership in Response to COVID-19

06/19/2020 01:45 PM EDT Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State The United States has been, and continues to be, the undisputed leader in global foreign assistance, and our leadership in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues that record of generosity. Today, we’re providing approximately $93 million in new humanitarian assistance to bolster our ongoing response ...
Read More»

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo On the Release of the 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

03/11/2020 12:06 PM EDT Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Washington, D.C. Press Briefing Room SECRETARY POMPEO:  Hello, everyone.  Good morning.  Every year, for 44 years, the State Department has written the most comprehensive and fact-based human rights report in the world. State Department team members in Washington and our embassies work with experts in ...
Read More»

United States Army Europe Band Bringing Unique and Diverse Sound to Estonia

Joint Military Band Concert and Related Travel Postponed The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn regrets to announce that the joint concert of the United States Army Europe Band & Chorus and the Orchestra of the Estonian Defence Forces scheduled in Narva on Friday, March 20 has been postponed to a later date to be determined in ...
Read More»

Secretary Pompeo: The World Must Address Iran’s Nuclear Escalation

Statement by Secretary MICHAEL R. POMPEO The World Must Address Iran’s Nuclear Escalation November 7, 2019 Iran’s latest nuclear escalations reflect the regime’s intentions all along: to extort the international community into accepting its violence and terror while it undermines the sovereignty of its neighbors. Members of the international community who are rightly concerned with ...
Read More»

Nortal, Telia, Renee Meriste Recognized for Contributions to Transatlantic Prosperity

November 6, 2019 The American Chamber of Commerce announced today the winners of the 2019 Transatlantic Business Awards.  Nortal AS was named the Transatlantic Company of the Year for being the largest Estonia-based employer in the United States; Renee Meriste was selected as Transatlantic Promoter of the Year in recognition of his achievement in creating the Estonian American Business Alliance to ...
Read More»

Senior U.S. Army Representative Discusses Security Assistance During Estonia Visit

Senior U.S. Army Representative Discusses Security Assistance During Estonia Visit November 6, 2019 The Commanding General, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, Major General Jeffrey Drushal, traveled to Estonia for the first time November 5-6.  During his two-day stay, he met with the Estonian Ministry of Defense’s Undersecretary for Defense Planning, Mr. Meelis Oidsalu, and Director ...
Read More»

United States–Estonia Joint Declaration on 5G Security

United States–Estonia Joint Declaration on 5G Security November 1, 2019 Considering that secure fifth generation wireless communications networks (5G) will be vital to both prosperity and national security in the near future, the United States and Estonia declare their desire to strengthen our cooperation on 5G.  5G will enable a vast array of new applications, ...
Read More»

B-52 Stratofortress Task Force Exercise Improves Interoperability and Readiness

Thursday, October 24 A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber conducted a fly over of Tallinn on Wednesday, October 23 as part of the on-going effort to exercise Air Force Global Strike Command’s ability to conduct strategic bomber operations from a forward operating location in support of U.S Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) and U.S. ...
Read More»

Senior U.S. Army Europe Representative Discusses Military Medicine, DEFENDER-Europe 20 Exercise During Estonia Visit

October 23, 2019 The Commanding General, U.S. Army Regional Health Command Europe and Command Surgeon, U.S. Army Europe, Brigadier General Ronald Stephens, traveled to Estonia for the first time October 21-22.  During his two-day stay in Estonia, he visited East Tallinn Central Hospital’s Medical Rehabilitation Clinic and met with counterparts from the Estonian Defense Forces ...
Read More»

Senior U.S. Army Europe Visitor Discusses Cyber, DEFENDER-Europe 20 Exercise During Estonia Visit

October 10, 2019 The Chief Information Officer/Deputy Chief of Staff, G6, of U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR), Brigadier General John Phillips, visited Estonia for the first time October 8-9.  During his two-day stay in Estonia, he visited the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, met with counterparts from the Estonian military, and discussed areas of ...
Read More»

Joint Statement on U.S.-Estonia Cooperation

October 8, 2019 Joint Statement on U.S.-Estonia Cooperation The United States and Estonia are close Allies in NATO, share fundamental values of freedom, democracy and the rule of law, and work closely together to advance the security, prosperity, and stability of our shared Euro-Atlantic area and the wider world. The United States and Estonia recognize ...
Read More»

High-Level U.S. Congressional Delegation Focuses on Allied Military Cooperation

Thursday, October 3 A delegation of six U.S. congresspersons visited Estonia from Sunday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 2, led by Member of the House of Representatives John Garamendi, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s Readiness Subcommittee. While in Estonia, Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA), Vicky Hartzer (R-MO), John Shimkus (R-IL), Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Jennifer ...
Read More»
Show More ∨