Posts tagged as Ratas

Estonia: Ratas takes the coronavirus half-time opportunity to talk about what he would do differently next time

Thursday, May 28, 2020

He also promises a solution for foreign labor in agriculture, says that Estonia has not been closed to foreign students and finds that just as Estonia agreed to the EU Green Deal, so will it support the union’s €750 billion recovery plan. You have urged everyone to be prepared for the second wave of the coronavirus. Is that still relevant? Yes. However, the principle here is that if there is…

Kaljulaid discussed pension reform with Ratas, Helme and Aeg

Thursday, February 6, 2020

On Wednesday, President Kersti Kaljulaid met with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Center), Minister of Finance Martin Helme (EKRE) and Minister of Justice Raivo Aeg (Isamaa) to discuss pension reform. “In recent months, a number of different analyses have been commissioned and carried out, highlighting both the pros and cons and possible constitutional contradictions of the reform. Regarding this issue, I have met with former presidents of the Supreme Court and…

Poll: Järvik scandal didn’t weaken support for Ratas as prime minister

Friday, December 13, 2019

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) remains the most popular party chairperson of choice for head of government by a large margin — the results of a monthly survey commissioned by daily Eesti Päevaleht (EPL) and conducted by Turu-uuringute AS indicate that 37 percent of respondents prefer Ratas as prime minister, followed by 25 percent support for Reform Party chairwoman Kaja Kallas. “It’s certainly noteworthy that the leader of the Centre…

Estonia: Ratas discusses bilateral cooperation with Dutch prime minister

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed bilateral cooperation and common interests in the European Union and NATO with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a visit to The Hague. “We share the same values with our good ally the Netherlands, both in Europe and in the North Atlantic region,” Prime Minister Ratas said after meeting with Rutte on Wednesday. “Shared values ​​lead to shared interests, which is why we have very close…

Ratas: Current situation hysterical

Saturday, May 4, 2019

In an interview with Raadio Kuku, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) said that in the midst of a situation he described as “fairly hysterical,” he considers his first priority right now to be to soothe growing tensions in Estonian society. Regarding the recent behavior of several government members, he also echoed the sentiments of Minister of the Interior and Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE) chairman Mart Helme, noting that…

Survey: Nearly one third of voters support Ratas as prime minister

Friday, September 21, 2018

According to the results of a survey commissioned by daily Eesti Päevaleht (EPL) and conducted by Turu-uuringute AS, 31% of voting-age citizens of Estonia would prefer to see incumbent Jüri Ratas, chairman of the Centre Party, continue as Prime Minister of Estonia, while 23% would prefer to see Reform Party chairwoman Kaja Kallas as head of government. Support for Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE) chairman Mart Helme, while falling…