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Presidents of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland to Meet in Estonia


No. 72-TT

On 1 December Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia – which this year is chairman of Baltic co-operation – will host the heads of state of Latvia and Lithuania Andris Bērziņš and Dalia Grybauskaitė at Vihula Manor. The following day they will be joined by President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski for a meeting.

Topics to be discussed are transport and energy issues, co-operation among the Nordic and Baltic states, the EU financial perspective, and matters related to the region’s security.

On the second day of the meeting, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas will give the heads of state of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland an overview of the Rail Baltic project.

Attention journalists!

The presidents will give a joint press conference in Vihula at 12.00 on Friday, 2 December. Journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the press conference should arrive no later than 11.00.

Please contact the Foreign Ministry press centre no later than Wednesday, 30 November at 16.00 at or by phone at +372 637 7630 with your first name and surname, publication/channel, identification number, and ID card number.

Press cards can be picked up from the reception desk at the Foreign Ministry’s guest entrance at Lauteri 2 on Thursday, 1 December and Friday, 2 December starting at 8.00.

Friday, 2 December

11.00 Arrival of journalists

11.15 Vice President of the European Commission Siim Kallas presents the Rail Baltic project

TV, photo – first moments of the event

12.00 Joint press conference of president of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland

Constance conference and concert hall in the barn house

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