Estonia's Justice Minister Urmas Reinsalu issued a statement on November 16 afternoon saying that his opposition to the UN Global Compact arises from the principles of the Pro Patria party and that there is nothing exceptional in it that several countries have not endorsed the accord.
"Foreign Minister Sven Mikser submitted to the Government of the Republic a proposal to join the UN Global Compact. The government discussed the matter in depth. As the leader of the Pro Patria government delegation I did not consider it possible to support that proposal, and ...
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