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News Estonia Government: Japan, Estonia to deepen cooperation in IT as Olympics near

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Japan, Estonia to deepen cooperation in IT as Olympics near
News source: https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200211/p2g/00m/0na/007000c

Ratas said officials from 18 Estonian companies, mostly in the ICT sector, have accompanied him in search of business opportunities. "We are pleased to work with the government of Japan as well as ...

News Estonia Government: Estonia’s Prime Minister Committed to NATO Membership

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Estonia’s Prime Minister Committed to NATO Membership
News source: https://news.usni.org/2019/11/01/estonias-prime-minister-committed-to-nato-membership

The lesson Estonians have learned from its history “is the danger of being alone,” Juri Ratas, Estonia’s prime minister, said during an appearance at the American Enterprise Institute. Echoing the ...

News Estonia Government: Government told to address questions over Estonia ferry disaster

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Government told to address questions over Estonia ferry disaster
News source: https://www.thelocal.se/20191025/government-told-to-address-questions-over-estonia-ferry-disaster

An Estonian court has thrown its support behind relatives and survivors of the Baltic ... The relatives and survivors had petitioned the premier as head of government, as only the entire cabinet of ...

News Estonia Government: Government: We are in solidarity with Italy, but will not take refugees

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Government: We are in solidarity with Italy, but will not take refugees
News source: https://news.err.ee/990821/government-we-are-in-solidarity-with-italy-but-will-not-take-refugees

"We will proceed on a voluntary basis when accepting immigrants," Ratas said at a government press conference on Thursday, ERR reported (link in Estonian). "We are currently taking the position we ...

News Estonia Government: Instead Of A Ticket, Some Speeders In Estonia Are Getting A Time Out

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Instead Of A Ticket, Some Speeders In Estonia Are Getting A Time Out
News source: https://jalopnik.com/instead-of-a-ticket-some-speeders-in-estonia-are-getti-1838563926

Getting your first speeding ticket is never fun. For many (myself included) it’s a first brush with the law. A growing-up experience that’s as painful as they come, bruising ego and checking account alike. Estonia has an idea to soften the blow, though. They’re swapping fines for a time out.

News Estonia Government: RAF Typhoons complete NATO air policing mission in Estonia

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
RAF Typhoons complete NATO air policing mission in Estonia
News source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/raf-typhoons-complete-nato-air-policing-mission-in-estonia

The deployment was at the request of the Estonian Government, to provide the country with a Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) force. This force is drawn in turn from NATO partners and is ready to respond at ...

News Estonia Government: Estonia Inks ‘Big’ US Defense Deal, Eyes On Russia

Published on: Friday 05 July 2019
Estonia Inks ‘Big’ US Defense Deal, Eyes On Russia
News source: https://breakingdefense.com/2019/07/estonia-inks-big-us-defense-deal-eyes-on-russia/

WASHINGTON: The Estonian government is preparing the release of a new 10-year defense strategy in 2020 that will outline the small baltic nation’s strategic vision and acquisition priorities up ...

News Estonia Government: Estonian govt approves Kadri Simson's candidacy for European Commissioner post

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonian_govt_approves_kadri_simson_s_candidacy_for_european_commissioner_post/

TALLINN - The Estonian government approved Prime Minister Juri Ratas' proposal to nominate Kadri Simson of the senior coalition partner Center Party as the candidate for European Commissioner for the ...

News Estonia Government: Estonia reaffirms 2% of GDP for defence

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.janes.com/article/89037/estonia-reaffirms-2-of-gdp-for-defence

Outlined in the 2020-23 budget strategy approved by the Estonian government in May 2019, this 2% level is in line with NATO guidance on defence spending and is in addition to a cost allocation for ...

News Estonia Government: Estonia announces its next commission candidate

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://euobserver.com/tickers/145103

Estonia's government has moved quickly on naming the country's next commissioner, with a proposal from prime minister Juri Ratas to submit Centre Party minister, Kadri Simson, as a candidate approved ...