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At its sitting today, the European Union Affairs Committee elected its Chairman and Deputy Chairman. The Committee will be chaired by Siim Kallas, with Riina Sikkut continuing as the Deputy Chairman.

Other members of the Committee are Kalle Grünthal, Ruuben Kaalep, Tarmo Kruusimäe, Oudekki Loone, Lauri Läänemets, Mailis Reps, Timo Suslov, Margit Sutrop, Aivar Sõerd, Raivo Tamm, Urve Tiidus, and Jaak Valge.

The European Union Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Riigikogu that has a deciding and coordinating role in the issues relating to the European Union in the Riigikogu. The Committee gives the mandate to the positions of the Government of the Republic on proposed European Union legislation and to Estonia’s positions for the meetings of the Council of Ministers of the European Union and the European Council. The positions of the European Union Affairs Committee are binding for the Government, and the Government proceeds from these in the discussions held in Europe.

Photos of the sitting
Author: Erik Peinar, Riigikogu

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