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New President of Republic of Latvia Andris Bērziņš to Visit Estonia

08.07.2011

No 46-TT

The newly appointed President of Latvia Andris Bērziņš will be in Estonia for a working visit on Tuesday, 12 July.

He has meetings scheduled with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, and the first deputy speaker of the Riigikogu Laine Randjärv.

During the visit, Estonia-Latvia relations and opportunities for regional co-operation will be discussed. Other topics to be addressed are the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and energy and transport issues.

President Bērziņš will lay a wreath at the base of the Monument to the War of Independence.

Attention journalists interested in covering the visit!

Journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the visit should be accredited no later than Monday, 11 July at 15.00. Please contact the Foreign Ministry press centre at centre@mfa.ee or by phone at 637 7630 with your first name and surname, publication/channel, and ID card number.

Press cards will be available as of 11 July at 16.00 from the desk at the guest entrance to the Foreign Ministry located at Lauteri 2.

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

Tuesday, 12 July

11.20 Arrival in Kadriorg

Official photo of presidents, signing the guest book

(A. Weizenbergi 39)

TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 11.05.

11.30 Meeting of the presidents

(A. Weizenbergi 39)

TV, photo – first moments of the event. We ask that you arrive no later than 11.15.

13.40 Presidents’ joint press conference

(A. Weizenbergi 39)

Languages: Estonian, Latvian

We ask that journalists arrive no later than 13.25.

14.10 Meeting with Prime Minister Andrus Ansip

(Stenbock House, Rahukohtu 3)

TV, photo – first moments of the event. We ask that you arrive no later than 13.55.

15.00 Meeting with first deputy speaker of Riigikogu Laine Randjärv

(Lossi plats 1a)

TV, photo – first moments of the event. We ask that you arrive no later than 14.45.

15.55 Placing of wreath at the base of Monument to the War of Independence

(Vabaduse Square)

TV, photo – We ask that you arrive no later than 15.45.

 

PRESS CENTRE

637 7630

centre@mfa.ee


 

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