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Icelandic Foreign Minister to Visit Estonia

07.10.2010

No. 48-TT

Icelandic Foreign Minister Össur Skarphéðinsson will be in Estonia for a working visit from 7-8 October.

The Icelandic foreign minister has meetings planned with Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and chairman of the Riigikogu European Union affairs commission Marko Mihkelson, as well as members of the Estonia-Iceland parliamentary group. Skarphéðinsson will also meet with Vice President of the Bank of Estonia Rein Minka.

Topics to be discussed at the meetings are Estonia-Iceland bilateral relations and co-operation among the Nordic and Baltic countries. Other topics will be European Union affairs, including Iceland’s accession process with the EU and the upcoming NATO summit.

Foreign Minister Skarphéðinsson will visit Skype and become acquainted with Tallinn’s Old Town.

Attention!

On Friday, 8 October at 11.00, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Icelandic Foreign Minister Össur Skarphéðinsson will give a joint press conference in the Foreign Ministry press centre.

Attention journalists!

If you would like to cover the Icelandic foreign minister’s visit, please let the Foreign Ministry press centre know by email at centre@mfa.ee or by phone at 637 7630 by Thursday, 7 October at 16.00 at the latest.

NB! Please specify exactly which event(s) you would like to cover!

Friday, 8 October:

10.20 Meeting with Foreign Minister Urmas Paet
Enter the Foreign Ministry through the guest entrance at Lauteri 2. Please bring along a photo ID!
TV, photo – First moments of the meeting. We ask that you arrive no later than 10.05

11.00 Joint press conference of the Estonian and Icelandic foreign ministers

Enter the Foreign Ministry through the guest entrance at Lauteri 2. Please bring along a photo ID!
We ask that journalists arrive no later than 10.45

11.30 Meeting with chairman of the Riigikogu European Union affairs commission Marko Mihkelson and members of the Estonia-Iceland parliamentary group
Lossi plats 1a
TV, photo – First moments of the meeting. We ask that you arrive no later than 11.20

PRESS CENTRE
+372 637 7630
centre@mfa.ee

 


 

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