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  Estonia is willing to become an interim member of the Security Council to the UN

2009 01 18

It is of utmost importance for Estonia to become a more significant player in the UN. This was stated by the Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet, who is currently on a visit in New York and had a meeting with the Secretary General of the UN.

Estonia has become a member of the UN economic and social Councils, i.e. for the first time Estonia was elected to such positions. It is our aim to continue expanding our participation within the structure of the UN. Our intention is to delegate our candidate to the Council on Human Rights and for the interim membership in the Security Council of the UN” – said Paet in the interview with the radio news ERR, as reported by the portal ERR Uudised.

 During the meeting with the Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki-moon most of the key issues of the global politics were addressed, starting with the crisis and ending with piracy.

The visit of the Foreign Minister in New Your will take place until 15 January.

Material has been prepared by the Centre for Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from “Delfi.ee“ of 13 January 2009.

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Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia in the International Court of Justice for terrorism and racism (17)

2017 01 19

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the UN International Court of Justice against Russia within the framework of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, says the site of the Foreign Minister. This is done on the instructions of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, issued on 16 January.

National Armed Forces (NAF) of Latvia will deploy additional military units in three cities (32)

2017 01 18

For effective complex defence of Latvia, the establishment of a permanent division of the National Armed Forces has started in Latgale, reported the official website of the Ministry of Defence.


In Lithuania the amount of 110 thousand Euros was collected at a concert in support of the ATO fighters and residents of Donbass (9)

2017 01 17

On 13 January a concert "Together to the victory" was held in Lithuania, where the audience decided to support Ukraine's defence and donated 110 thousand Euros.


Belarus has established a visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries (2)

2017 01 10

Alexander Lukashenko on 9 January signed a decree № 8 "On the establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries, - reported the press service of the President of Belarus.

The European Parliament approved the recall of visas for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia (2)

2016 12 19


The European Parliament approved the granting of a visa-free regime for short-term trips to the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia, RIA Novosti reported.



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