Estonia–Kosovo relations

Estonian–Kosovan relations are foreign relations between Estonia and Kosovo[a]. Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008 and Estonia recognised it on 21 February 2008.[1] The governments of Estonia and the Republic of Kosovo established diplomatic relations in Tallinn on 24 April 2008.[2]

Estonia – Republic of Kosovo relations




Estonia currently has 30 troops serving in Kosovo as peacekeepers in the NATO led Kosovo Force.[3]

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a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognized as an independent state by 96 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 113 UN member states are said to have recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.


  1. "Estonia recognises Republic of Kosovo". Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2008-02-21. Archived from the original on June 4, 2011. Retrieved 2009-12-01.
  2. "Estonia Enters into Diplomatic Relations with Republic of Kosovo". Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2009-12-01.
  3. "Kosovo Force (KFOR)" Link accessed 21-07-09