Foreign Relations of Estonia

Foreign Relations Of Estonia

Today's Republic of Estonia regards itself as a continuation of the 1918-1940 republic, which gained its independence from the Russian Empire on 24 February 1918. Following the restoration of independence from the Soviet Union, Russia was one of the first nations to recognize Estonia's independence (the first country to do so was Iceland on 22 August 1991). Estonia's immediate priority after regaining its independence was the withdrawal of Russian (formerly Soviet) forces from Estonian territory. In August 1994, this was completed. However, relations with Moscow have remained strained primarily because Russia decided not to ratify the border treaty it had signed with Estonia in 1999.

Read more about Foreign Relations Of EstoniaTrends Following Re-independence, International Disputes, Diplomatic Relationships, Relations By Country

Other articles related to "foreign relations of estonia, relations, estonia, of estonia":

Foreign Relations Of Estonia - Relations By Country
... Country Formal Relations Began Notes Armenia 01992-08-2323 August 1992 Armenia is represented in Estonia through its embassy in Warsaw (Poland) and an honorary consulate in Tallinn ... Estonia is represented in Armenia through its embassy in Athens (Greece) and through an honorary consulate in Yerevan ... There are around 2,000 of Armenian descent living in Estonia ...
Outline Of Estonia - Government and Politics of Estonia - Foreign Relations of Estonia - International Organization Membership
... The Republic of Estonia is a member of Australia Group Baltic Assembly (BA) Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Council of Europe (CE) Council of ...

Famous quotes containing the words foreign and/or relations:

    Oh, has the foul atmosphere of foreign lands extinguished all your self-respect? Do you come back sordid and sycophantic, and the slave of opinions you would once have utterly detested?
    Augusta Evans (1835–1909)

    The land is the appointed remedy for whatever is false and fantastic in our culture. The continent we inhabit is to be physic and food for our mind, as well as our body. The land, with its tranquilizing, sanative influences, is to repair the errors of a scholastic and traditional education, and bring us to just relations with men and things.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)