Ambassadors resident in Estonia from nearly 30 countries have extended their thanks to front-line workers through the emergency situation in Estonia, declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and beyond.
Led by U.K. Ambassador Theresa Bubbear, the ambassadors issued thanks via a video short, both in Estonian and in their native language(s) (see below).
"The ambassadors resident here would like to thank you for taking care of us, our families, and our colleagues – not just in times of crisis, but all the time. Thankyou," Mrs Bubbear said in the video.
The British embassy added that: "From foreign representations in Estonia - thank you to all the nurses, doctors, care workers, brave volunteers, services and sales workers, scientists and experts, who have been working tirelessly. Your contribution is invaluable."
Ambassadors appearing in the clip were from: Austria, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, and the U.S., as well as the U.K.
The emergency situation ("eriolukord") ran from March 12 to May 17.
Editor: Andrew Whyte