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Estonian Ambassador to Tajikistan presents credentials

21.11.2017

On Monday, 20 November, Estonia’s new Ambassador to Tajikistan, Heiti Mäemees, presented his credentials to the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon.

“Estonia sees Central Asia as a strategically important region for the EU and that is why we focus on Tajikistan as well. Young Tajik diplomats have been educated at the Estonian School of Diplomacy and the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has supported development aid projects in Tajikistan which help to provide more stability and promote democratic processes in the society,” Ambassador Mäemees said.

Mäemees also thanked Tajikistan for supporting Estonia’s aspirations to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 mandate. President Rahmon expressed interest in how Estonia established its e-state and considered it necessary to develop relations with Estonia.

In addition to meeting President Rahmon, Ambassador Mäemees also met with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Tajikistan, Muzaffar Huseinzoda, to discuss political and economic relations between the two countries.

Estonian Ambassador to Tajikistan resides in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Heiti Mäemees studied industrial electronics at the Tallinn University of Technology and diplomacy and international relations at the Estonian School of Diplomacy.

From 2014, Ambassador Mäemees was a counsellor at the embassy in Warsaw and from 2011 to 2014, a counsellor in the political section of the Permanent Representation of Estonia to NATO.
Heiti Mäemees is currently Estonian Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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