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Jaak Jõerüüt: Political diplomatic appointments would be catastrophic

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Former ambassador Jaak Jõerüüt is of the opinion that career diplomacy is completely normal, and that if diplomatic appointments became political, it would lead to catastrophe. “There are essentially only two types of foreign policy systems in foreign ministries and foreign services — career diplomats, and political diplomats,” Jõerüüt said on ETV’s morning programme Terevisioon. According to Jõerüüt, who has previously served as Estonian Ambassador to the UN, Italy, Malta…