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The Office of the President of the Republic provides administrative support to the President in the performance of the President’s official duties. Among other functions, the Office of the President of the Republic organises the President’s domestic and foreign relations, is responsible for media and public relations and liaisons with other partners, drafts legal acts, and manages state property in the area of administration of the President.

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Statement of the President of the Republic on the UN Global Compact for Migration

“At least now the Government of the Republic’s stance on the UN Compact for Migration is finally clear.

For a week, the unexpected discord between the governing parties has provided fuel for societal hysterics and lying and hurting people, sometimes even deliberately by linking the compact to things that are not true, but work well to divide the society, such as the question of refugees, which is not actually addressed in this declaration. Indeed, this could be brushed off as ‘regular election campaigning’, but I disagree. We cannot accept that regular election campaigning is something between fake news and hate speech, which involves turning our backs on the key features of the Estonian foreign policy that we have shaped and developed together for 27 years. The people of Estonia deserve better.

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