Prime Minister Sanna Marin. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

Today, Prime Minister Sanna Marin (the SDP) will make her first official visit to Estonia as the prime minister. She will meet with the Estonian prime minister, Jüri Ratas, in Tallinn and Marin will also make a courtesy visit to President Kersti Kaljulaid.

The relations between the countries are good, have been for a long time.

But in last December Estonia’s Interior Minister Mart Helme—soon after Marin had been elected the prime minister—raised eyebrows on both sides of the Baltic, by commenting on Marin’s election and the new Finnish government.

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