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The Estonian Embassy in Moscow commemorated the 95th anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty

04.02.2015

The Estonian Embassy in Moscow commemorated the 95th anniversary of the signing of the Tartu Peace Treaty with a traditional ceremony of remembrance at the Novodevichy Cemetery, where Adolf Joffe’s grave is located.

Adolf Joffe was a Soviet Russian diplomat, later a diplomat of the Soviet Union, who headed the Russian delegation at the Tartu Peace Treaty negotiations. He signed the peace treaty on behalf of Soviet Russia.

The Estonian side of the treaty was signed by Jaan Poska, who is buried in the Siselinna (Inner City) cemetery in Tallinn.

In his speech at Joffe’s grave, Estonian Ambassador to Moscow Jüri Luik spoke of the meaning of the Tartu Peace Treaty for Estonia and recalled other historic facts of the given time period.

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/estonian-foreign-ministry/

Regina Palandi
Estonian Embassy in Moscow
Second Secretary, Press Affairs
Tel.: +7 916 135 6264
regina.palandi@mfa.ee
 

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