Estonia considers the current Tartu Treaty

the Estonian leader Kirsty Kaljulaid stated that the Tartu peace Treaty, signed in 1920, continues to operate, according to RIA Novosti.

prior To this, the representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova said the opposite. The position of the Russian side: the Tartu peace Treaty is history.

Callid, speaking at the event in honor of the centenary of the contract, said that this document – the birth certificate of the Estonian Treaty. It is valid. Estonia has not acceded to the Union, her occupied. And the country managed to restore independence on the basis of legal continuity.

the Tartu peace Treaty was signed on 2 February 1920 after fighting in the Liberation war. Soviet Russia recognized Estonia’s independence, the two countries have established the line of the state border.

because Of this Estonia and Russia still has not ratified the new Treaty on the border. In 2005, Russia recalled its signature, fearing territorial claims, as Estonia was included in the document preamble referring to the Tartu Treaty.

In 2014, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and the Minister of foreign Affairs of Estonia Urmas Paet has signed new contracts for the only solution of the border issue. Now they are focused on the ratification.