Taavi Rõivas

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Taavi Roivas said : "To say that the current ID-card is unsafe or it needs something welded on politically, I would say it is irresponsible to put it lightly and sends a signal of Raul Siem not knowing how the ID-card or digital ID works," External link

err-en Monday, November 23, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Among your motives, you highlight what has happened to your party or a foundation close to you from a worldview perspective. Thank you for making these motives clearer," External link

err-en Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "It was very necessary for someone to finally say it honestly. So far, there have been several politicians who has defended, including Kert Kingo, the rumor that it is necessary to make the supervision of party funding much more effective, but you essentially said that it has been too effective, " External link

err-en Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said ( about Edgar Savisaar ) : "If one were to believe what journalists and jurists have researched, then the Center Party is in the middle of a dispute with [the Political Parties Financing Surveillance Committee (ERJK)] right now, and we're talking about more than €1 million," "And if should actually happen that they want to upend this dispute with an amendment, then I'd say that Jüri Ratas has found Edgar Savisaar's shoes and filled them. I really hope that he will reconsider" External link

err-en Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "If I take your promises from the elections and see what the real actions are, then I only see postponements, a budget defecit; I see a lot of things that have been left out. /.../ half of the reduction in the excise duty on alcohol was achieved," External link

err-en Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "I hope that this working atmosphere, as you understand it, will anyway end at some point, then we can really start to take Estonia forward," External link

err-en Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Five years ago, the main question is whether the prosecutor's office went too far," External link

err-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas told : "Jüri Ratas' decision not to attend the president's annual reception is undoubtedly a sign," External link

err-en Friday, December 27, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added ( about Mart Helme ) : "Helme's insult to the Finnish prime minister is an abomination and will greatly damage the across-the-water friendship," External link

err-en Monday, December 16, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "It's a decent result, with a top-10 place and first just below the line," "Isamaa's result was a few points better than expected" External link

err-en Monday, May 27, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "I'm still convinced that my experience as prime minister would be beneficial for Estonia in the European Parliament," "But I'm certainly not disappointed. I think that in politics, you can't make plans assuming that you'll come in first in every election," External link

err-en Monday, May 27, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “We’re all suffering from that,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "The event, planned as an election campaign culmination, may instead damage EKRE, as she is a living example of how Europe's right-wing populism is also a strongly pro-Kremlin movement," External link

err-en Monday, May 13, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Each new week brings new expressions of rudeness, new blows to the reputation of Estonia and new dissatisfaction. It's absolutely clear that a government which has started off this way can never have a normal working atmosphere. The sooner this horror ends, the better for Estonia," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Estonia has been built for almost 30 years, brick after brick, as a successful reformer and a digital state unique in the entire world. We are known as someone who fulfills agreements and criteria and as a producer of quality goods and services. That a small country of 1.3 million people is known for its IT success story all over the world is anything but taken for granted," "Behind it lies consistent work of hundreds, even thousands of people," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Politico, which wields enormous influence among European decision-makers, put it very bitterly and very precisely: Estonia might become a textbook case of how to throw away a country's reputation. The same story (a summary of which was published also in Estonian by Delfi) described the prime minister of Estonia as someone who is clinging to power at any price," "As someone who meets hundreds of Estonian people all over the country every day as part of campaigning for the elections to the European Parliament, I can say with very great confidence that dissatisfaction with what is going on at Toompea now is much bigger than is shown by any rating or survey. Also the Center Party's committed supporters are grabbing their heads with both hands and sparing no colors describing what is going on. People are angry and sad at the same time" External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Juri Ratas promised that his government will not turn anything on its head, yet they have done it already, in less than a week. Both the reputation of Estonia internationally as well as Estonian people's peace of mind have been turned on their heads. It just can't be helped -- the talk about the need to calm down the society sounds hollow, and outright pathetic each time after Helme opens his mouth for another piece of verbal spatter," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "Isamaa, whose representatives in councils and in the European Parliament will never be taken seriously as long as they serve as the voluntary guarantor of the import of ranting and divisive extremism, of course has the possibility to pull the emergency brake as well," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Throwing out a flag isn't simply a matter of decoration, but it has a symbolic meaning and symbols matter," External link

euobserver Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "One of the parties in the government sworn in yesterday is openly eurosceptic, and although the prime minister has confirmed that the government won't change course, the way these symbols are dealt with speaks a different language," External link

err-en Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Isamaa is being held there by the fear that if EKRE is in the coalition and they are in the opposition, then EKRE will steal even more of their popularity," "I see a lot of inconsistency in this, because I believe that if EKRE and Isamaa are in the government together, then Isamaa will lose support to EKRE in a matter of days, and their biggest fear will be realised much sooner" External link

err-en Friday, April 26, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "I learned that I wouldn't wish a circus like that on even my worst enemies," "I saw how many people, including political competitors, felt schadenfreude. So much more mud was slung at the time than there was any actual substance" External link

err-en Friday, April 26, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added ( about Neinar Seli ) : ''Mr Seli's favourite party, Keskerakond, has on the other hand put the brakes on this; the Mäo-Tartu, Aaspere-Narva and Ääsmäe-Pärnu sections of road expansion have been put aside,'' External link

err-en Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “The prime minister leads the government de jure as well as de facto, and it’s obvious that it’s the leader that sets out the strategic aims and follows their implementation” External link

err-en Wednesday, March 8, 2017 11:45:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Estonia is the first country in the world which uses the blockchain technology to guarantee the security and trustworthiness of people's health data. We are pioneers in the field. Hopefully the award will inspire us to develop even more e-services," External link

baltic-course Tuesday, February 14, 2017 8:51:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas told : "I can confirm to you that today, at the moment of transfer, the Estonian state is in good shape," External link

err-en Thursday, November 24, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "We have capable forces. We are ready to stand against enemy" External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, November 8, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "If you really know how Vladimir Putin thinks, the biggest provocation for him would be seeing that you are weak. And NATO is not weak. (…) [The Kremlin] would be completely crazy to pick a fight against NATO because NATO has made it very clear that every bit of its territory will be defended. And there will be a reaction against any attack," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, November 8, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Of course delays will keep this period of uncertainty in the air. But I think that it would be wrong for the EU to push Great Britain away. (…) I think we should give them enough time to come with a proposal that is in the interest of British" External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, November 8, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said ( about Kadri Simson ) : “Center Party deputy chairman Kadri Simson acknowledged today that those parts of the coalition that have instigated the government crisis had met with them time and again. It is hypocritical of the coalition partners to blame the Reform Party for that. I have repeatedly confirmed and I’ll confirm again that it is not the aim of the Reform Party to destroy this government, and I expect clear words from our government partners as well,” External link

err-en Monday, November 7, 2016 6:21:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas pointed out : “Already now parcels are delivered to tens of European countries through the Post11 logistics center in Tallinn created by Omniva and Chinese partners,” External link

err-en Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:42:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas announced : "I'm very excitedly observing the opposition's inability to decide what to blame me for," External link

err-en Tuesday, November 1, 2016 3:30:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "In the world top 12 in the European Union and among the top four - the assessment of the Estonian business environment, it is difficult to overestimate, especially considering the rating of the author, the World Bank's authoritative," External link

investineu Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:17:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas commented : "To be among the top 12 globally and among the top four in the European Union – an appraisal like this of the economic environment of Estonia is difficult to overestimate, especially considering the authority of the author of the rankings, the World Bank," External link

baltic-course Wednesday, October 26, 2016 4:08:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas responded : "The good news is that agreements on these topics were reached in the second half of August — this cabinet meeting was on Aug. 25, I think, I already mentioned this once already — and the guidelines for the writing and drafting of these laws have been provided," External link

err-en Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "He has stood face to face with multiple European security crises, including 2008 in Georgia and 2014 in Ukraine, and successfully led Estonia's joining of the OECD [in 2010]," "He is currently serving in the European Parliament as rapporteur on EU Defence Policy as well as on the Integrated EU policy for the Arctic" External link

err-en Monday, October 24, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Balticconnector signifies a key development for Nordic-Baltic energy market integration, for region's security and diversity of supply and for consumer benefit. Regional co-operation and EU's contribution allows for a change from entirely closed to one of the most diversified and open regional energy markets in the Union with further prospects in upcoming years" External link

baltic-course Monday, October 24, 2016 4:28:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “If Europe fails with CETA, it’s very difficult to imagine we can be successful with TTIP,” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, October 22, 2016 4:30:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “If it looks like a duck, if it swims like a duck, if it quacks like a duck, it is probably Russian,” External link

politico-eu Friday, October 21, 2016 9:51:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “The IMF’s view and assessments are undoubtedly important to the government. It is nice to hear that they largely coincide with our own aims, and that they are positive about plans, changes, and reforms already going on,” External link

err-en Thursday, October 20, 2016 2:52:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Russia continues to wage war with undiminished vigor in Europe’s southern and eastern neighborhoods and, to be honest, in Europe itself if all methods of warfare are taken into consideration," External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : “Let me remind you that NATO does not have an army either; its member states do,” External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “We must explain the choices and decisions we’ve made more convincingly to the public,” External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas explained : “This is a process to find solutions for burning problems like security, including internal security, economy and employment,” “It definitely does not mark the beginning of a new non-liberal era or retreat from the European values and policies that have brought it success” External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "I have said earlier as well that Juhan Parts is a strong candidate for this office," "The mere fact that this is a former prime minister speaks in his favor, and what adds even more weight is the fact that Parts has been Minister of Economic Affairs and Auditor General" External link

err-en Monday, October 10, 2016 4:41:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “We need to be sure that our Constitution corresponds to the reality of the 21st century,” External link

err-en Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “If we take administrative reform into account, then the next electoral college could consist of more members of the Riigikogu than representatives of local government councils,” External link

err-en Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "overcome the shock of Brexit and move on together," External link

chicagotribune Thursday, September 29, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “overcome the shock of Brexit and move on together” External link

iol Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:17:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “It is quite clear that it would have a very significant negative impact on the gas supply of Ukraine,” External link

dalje-en Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:46:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Next year's budget is directed toward growth in every sense — it has to kickstart the economy, increase our country's security even more as well as provide more of a sense of security to those who need it most," External link

err-en Friday, September 23, 2016 7:36:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Today we sought a solution that would allow us to bridge the health fund's unplanned deficit," External link

err-en Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas explained : "We examined the proposals that the supervisory board is prepared to support; they are worth four million [euros]," "Of these, the government supported proposals worth 2.6 million [euros]. It is clear that we have to get more proposals to this effect" External link

err-en Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "Having 15 members very obviously blurs the lines of responsibility," External link

err-en Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “You can’t just say from one day to the next that now we decide to raise the retirement age, that’s not how it’s done, and luckily not necessary either,” External link

err-en Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:20:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “There’s certainly no need to worry until 2026,” External link

err-en Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:20:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas told ( about Marina Kaljurand ) : “As Marina Kaljurand once again confirmed to me that she wants to resign, I’ll forward her letter of resignation to the president as soon as I have a candidate for the position of foreign minister,” External link

err-en Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:02:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister25.00%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
prime minister25.00%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
premier ministre de l’ estonie25.00%FR09/08/201608/09/2016
prime minister of estonia25.00%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Taavi RõivasEN87.27%
Taavi RõivasFR10.91%
Taavi RõivasPT1.82%


 
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Taavi Roivas said : "To say that the current ID-card is unsafe or it needs something welded on politically, I would say it is irresponsible to put it lightly and sends a signal of Raul Siem not knowing how the ID-card or digital ID works," External link

err-en Monday, November 23, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Among your motives, you highlight what has happened to your party or a foundation close to you from a worldview perspective. Thank you for making these motives clearer," External link

err-en Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "It was very necessary for someone to finally say it honestly. So far, there have been several politicians who has defended, including Kert Kingo, the rumor that it is necessary to make the supervision of party funding much more effective, but you essentially said that it has been too effective, " External link

err-en Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said ( about Edgar Savisaar ) : "If one were to believe what journalists and jurists have researched, then the Center Party is in the middle of a dispute with [the Political Parties Financing Surveillance Committee (ERJK)] right now, and we're talking about more than €1 million," "And if should actually happen that they want to upend this dispute with an amendment, then I'd say that Jüri Ratas has found Edgar Savisaar's shoes and filled them. I really hope that he will reconsider" External link

err-en Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "If I take your promises from the elections and see what the real actions are, then I only see postponements, a budget defecit; I see a lot of things that have been left out. /.../ half of the reduction in the excise duty on alcohol was achieved," External link

err-en Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "I hope that this working atmosphere, as you understand it, will anyway end at some point, then we can really start to take Estonia forward," External link

err-en Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Five years ago, the main question is whether the prosecutor's office went too far," External link

err-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas told : "Jüri Ratas' decision not to attend the president's annual reception is undoubtedly a sign," External link

err-en Friday, December 27, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added ( about Mart Helme ) : "Helme's insult to the Finnish prime minister is an abomination and will greatly damage the across-the-water friendship," External link

err-en Monday, December 16, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "It's a decent result, with a top-10 place and first just below the line," "Isamaa's result was a few points better than expected" External link

err-en Monday, May 27, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "I'm still convinced that my experience as prime minister would be beneficial for Estonia in the European Parliament," "But I'm certainly not disappointed. I think that in politics, you can't make plans assuming that you'll come in first in every election," External link

err-en Monday, May 27, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “We’re all suffering from that,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "The event, planned as an election campaign culmination, may instead damage EKRE, as she is a living example of how Europe's right-wing populism is also a strongly pro-Kremlin movement," External link

err-en Monday, May 13, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Each new week brings new expressions of rudeness, new blows to the reputation of Estonia and new dissatisfaction. It's absolutely clear that a government which has started off this way can never have a normal working atmosphere. The sooner this horror ends, the better for Estonia," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Estonia has been built for almost 30 years, brick after brick, as a successful reformer and a digital state unique in the entire world. We are known as someone who fulfills agreements and criteria and as a producer of quality goods and services. That a small country of 1.3 million people is known for its IT success story all over the world is anything but taken for granted," "Behind it lies consistent work of hundreds, even thousands of people," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Politico, which wields enormous influence among European decision-makers, put it very bitterly and very precisely: Estonia might become a textbook case of how to throw away a country's reputation. The same story (a summary of which was published also in Estonian by Delfi) described the prime minister of Estonia as someone who is clinging to power at any price," "As someone who meets hundreds of Estonian people all over the country every day as part of campaigning for the elections to the European Parliament, I can say with very great confidence that dissatisfaction with what is going on at Toompea now is much bigger than is shown by any rating or survey. Also the Center Party's committed supporters are grabbing their heads with both hands and sparing no colors describing what is going on. People are angry and sad at the same time" External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Juri Ratas promised that his government will not turn anything on its head, yet they have done it already, in less than a week. Both the reputation of Estonia internationally as well as Estonian people's peace of mind have been turned on their heads. It just can't be helped -- the talk about the need to calm down the society sounds hollow, and outright pathetic each time after Helme opens his mouth for another piece of verbal spatter," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "Isamaa, whose representatives in councils and in the European Parliament will never be taken seriously as long as they serve as the voluntary guarantor of the import of ranting and divisive extremism, of course has the possibility to pull the emergency brake as well," External link

BalticTimes Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Throwing out a flag isn't simply a matter of decoration, but it has a symbolic meaning and symbols matter," External link

euobserver Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "One of the parties in the government sworn in yesterday is openly eurosceptic, and although the prime minister has confirmed that the government won't change course, the way these symbols are dealt with speaks a different language," External link

err-en Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Isamaa is being held there by the fear that if EKRE is in the coalition and they are in the opposition, then EKRE will steal even more of their popularity," "I see a lot of inconsistency in this, because I believe that if EKRE and Isamaa are in the government together, then Isamaa will lose support to EKRE in a matter of days, and their biggest fear will be realised much sooner" External link

err-en Friday, April 26, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "I learned that I wouldn't wish a circus like that on even my worst enemies," "I saw how many people, including political competitors, felt schadenfreude. So much more mud was slung at the time than there was any actual substance" External link

err-en Friday, April 26, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added ( about Neinar Seli ) : ''Mr Seli's favourite party, Keskerakond, has on the other hand put the brakes on this; the Mäo-Tartu, Aaspere-Narva and Ääsmäe-Pärnu sections of road expansion have been put aside,'' External link

err-en Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “The prime minister leads the government de jure as well as de facto, and it’s obvious that it’s the leader that sets out the strategic aims and follows their implementation” External link

err-en Wednesday, March 8, 2017 11:45:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Estonia is the first country in the world which uses the blockchain technology to guarantee the security and trustworthiness of people's health data. We are pioneers in the field. Hopefully the award will inspire us to develop even more e-services," External link

baltic-course Tuesday, February 14, 2017 8:51:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas told : "I can confirm to you that today, at the moment of transfer, the Estonian state is in good shape," External link

err-en Thursday, November 24, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "We have capable forces. We are ready to stand against enemy" External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, November 8, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "If you really know how Vladimir Putin thinks, the biggest provocation for him would be seeing that you are weak. And NATO is not weak. (…) [The Kremlin] would be completely crazy to pick a fight against NATO because NATO has made it very clear that every bit of its territory will be defended. And there will be a reaction against any attack," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, November 8, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Of course delays will keep this period of uncertainty in the air. But I think that it would be wrong for the EU to push Great Britain away. (…) I think we should give them enough time to come with a proposal that is in the interest of British" External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, November 8, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said ( about Kadri Simson ) : “Center Party deputy chairman Kadri Simson acknowledged today that those parts of the coalition that have instigated the government crisis had met with them time and again. It is hypocritical of the coalition partners to blame the Reform Party for that. I have repeatedly confirmed and I’ll confirm again that it is not the aim of the Reform Party to destroy this government, and I expect clear words from our government partners as well,” External link

err-en Monday, November 7, 2016 6:21:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas pointed out : “Already now parcels are delivered to tens of European countries through the Post11 logistics center in Tallinn created by Omniva and Chinese partners,” External link

err-en Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:42:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas announced : "I'm very excitedly observing the opposition's inability to decide what to blame me for," External link

err-en Tuesday, November 1, 2016 3:30:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "In the world top 12 in the European Union and among the top four - the assessment of the Estonian business environment, it is difficult to overestimate, especially considering the rating of the author, the World Bank's authoritative," External link

investineu Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:17:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas commented : "To be among the top 12 globally and among the top four in the European Union – an appraisal like this of the economic environment of Estonia is difficult to overestimate, especially considering the authority of the author of the rankings, the World Bank," External link

baltic-course Wednesday, October 26, 2016 4:08:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas responded : "The good news is that agreements on these topics were reached in the second half of August — this cabinet meeting was on Aug. 25, I think, I already mentioned this once already — and the guidelines for the writing and drafting of these laws have been provided," External link

err-en Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "He has stood face to face with multiple European security crises, including 2008 in Georgia and 2014 in Ukraine, and successfully led Estonia's joining of the OECD [in 2010]," "He is currently serving in the European Parliament as rapporteur on EU Defence Policy as well as on the Integrated EU policy for the Arctic" External link

err-en Monday, October 24, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Balticconnector signifies a key development for Nordic-Baltic energy market integration, for region's security and diversity of supply and for consumer benefit. Regional co-operation and EU's contribution allows for a change from entirely closed to one of the most diversified and open regional energy markets in the Union with further prospects in upcoming years" External link

baltic-course Monday, October 24, 2016 4:28:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “If Europe fails with CETA, it’s very difficult to imagine we can be successful with TTIP,” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, October 22, 2016 4:30:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “If it looks like a duck, if it swims like a duck, if it quacks like a duck, it is probably Russian,” External link

politico-eu Friday, October 21, 2016 9:51:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “The IMF’s view and assessments are undoubtedly important to the government. It is nice to hear that they largely coincide with our own aims, and that they are positive about plans, changes, and reforms already going on,” External link

err-en Thursday, October 20, 2016 2:52:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Russia continues to wage war with undiminished vigor in Europe’s southern and eastern neighborhoods and, to be honest, in Europe itself if all methods of warfare are taken into consideration," External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : “Let me remind you that NATO does not have an army either; its member states do,” External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “We must explain the choices and decisions we’ve made more convincingly to the public,” External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas explained : “This is a process to find solutions for burning problems like security, including internal security, economy and employment,” “It definitely does not mark the beginning of a new non-liberal era or retreat from the European values and policies that have brought it success” External link

err-en Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "I have said earlier as well that Juhan Parts is a strong candidate for this office," "The mere fact that this is a former prime minister speaks in his favor, and what adds even more weight is the fact that Parts has been Minister of Economic Affairs and Auditor General" External link

err-en Monday, October 10, 2016 4:41:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “We need to be sure that our Constitution corresponds to the reality of the 21st century,” External link

err-en Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “If we take administrative reform into account, then the next electoral college could consist of more members of the Riigikogu than representatives of local government councils,” External link

err-en Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "overcome the shock of Brexit and move on together," External link

chicagotribune Thursday, September 29, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “overcome the shock of Brexit and move on together” External link

iol Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:17:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “It is quite clear that it would have a very significant negative impact on the gas supply of Ukraine,” External link

dalje-en Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:46:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Next year's budget is directed toward growth in every sense — it has to kickstart the economy, increase our country's security even more as well as provide more of a sense of security to those who need it most," External link

err-en Friday, September 23, 2016 7:36:00 AM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : "Today we sought a solution that would allow us to bridge the health fund's unplanned deficit," External link

err-en Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas explained : "We examined the proposals that the supervisory board is prepared to support; they are worth four million [euros]," "Of these, the government supported proposals worth 2.6 million [euros]. It is clear that we have to get more proposals to this effect" External link

err-en Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas added : "Having 15 members very obviously blurs the lines of responsibility," External link

err-en Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “You can’t just say from one day to the next that now we decide to raise the retirement age, that’s not how it’s done, and luckily not necessary either,” External link

err-en Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:20:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas said : “There’s certainly no need to worry until 2026,” External link

err-en Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:20:00 PM EAT

Taavi Roivas told ( about Marina Kaljurand ) : “As Marina Kaljurand once again confirmed to me that she wants to resign, I’ll forward her letter of resignation to the president as soon as I have a candidate for the position of foreign minister,” External link

err-en Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:02:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister25.00%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
prime minister25.00%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
premier ministre de l’ estonie25.00%FR09/08/201608/09/2016
prime minister of estonia25.00%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Taavi RõivasEN87.27%
Taavi RõivasFR10.91%
Taavi RõivasPT1.82%


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