Chapter IX Foreign Relations and International Treaties

§ 120. The procedure for the relations of the Republic of Estonia with other states and with international organisations shall be provided by law.

§ 121. The Riigikogu shall ratify and denounce treaties of the Republic of Estonia:

1) which alter state boundaries;
2) the implementation of which requires the passage, amendment or repeal of Estonian laws;
3) by which the Republic of Estonia joins international organisations or unions;
4) by which the Republic of Estonia assumes military or proprietary obligations;
5) in which ratification is prescribed.

§ 122. The land boundary of Estonia is determined by the Tartu Peace Treaty of 2 February 1920 and by other international boundary agreements. The sea and air boundaries of Estonia shall be determined on the basis of international conventions.

The ratificatio/ of international treaties which alter the state boundaries of Estonia requires a two-thirds majority of the membership of the Riigikogu.

§ 123. The Republic of Estonia shall not conclude international treaties which are in conflict with the Constitution.If laws or other legislation of Estonia are in conflict with international treaties ratified by the Riigikogu, the provisions of the international treaty shall apply.

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