New Delhi [India]Feb. 24 (ANI): Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Friday sent his greetings to Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and the people of the country on National Day.
Jaishankar tweeted: “Warm greetings to FM @UrmasReinsalu and the Estonian government and people on this National Day. Our growing partnership and its focus on digital cooperation is hopeful.”
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In early September, Jaishankar met Urmas Reinsalu on the third day of the 77th UN General Assembly in New York. Jaishankar and Reinsalu discussed deepening bilateral cooperation between the two countries following the opening of India’s embassy in Estonia.
“Great meeting Estonian Foreign Minister @UrmasReinsalu on Day 3 of #UNGA. Discussed deepening of bilateral cooperation after opening of our embassy. Also exchanged views on developments in Ukraine,” Jaishankar tweeted.
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The coalition cabinet decided in 2021 to open an Indian mission in Estonia to strengthen ties.
India has been awaiting the decision since Estonia opened an embassy in Delhi in 2013, while India handles the matter through its embassy in neighboring Finland.
From 1918 to 1920, Estonia was involved in the War of Independence against Soviet Russia and declared its statehood on February 24, 1918, which is designated as National Day. (Arnie)
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