Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas (R) and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin attend a joint press conference after their meeting in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, Jan. 10, 2020. Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas met his Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin on Friday to discuss bilateral ties, regional matters and European security. (Raul Mee/Estonian government communication unit/Handout via Xinhua)
TALLINN, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas met his Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin on Friday to discuss bilateral ties, regional matters and European security.
At a joint press conference after the meeting, Ratas termed the friendship between Estonia and Finland as "strong and timeless", adding that the bilateral cooperation is constantly deepening.
The two countries are expected to use digital medical prescriptions on both sides of the Gulf of Finland soon, said Ratas.
The two prime ministers confirmed their support for the European Union (EU)'s goal of achieving climate neutrality by 2050 and the advancement of the European Green Deal.
Marin said that her country aims to promote an ambitious climate policy for the EU, looking forward to good cooperation in the sector with Estonia and other like-minded countries.
They also discussed the situation in the Middle East, calling for efforts to alleviate tensions, defuse the situation and establish a dialogue.
Members of Estonian defense forces are part of the U.S.-led international military operation in Iraq.