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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to Visit Estonia



President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych will be on a working visit to Estonia tomorrow, 15 October at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Estonia. The schedule for the visit includes meetings with the President of the Republic Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Prime Minister Andrus Ansip. Bilateral relations, Ukraine’s integration with the European Union, and current international events will be discussed during the course of the visit.

The President of Ukraine will be accompanied by Ukrainian Minister for Economic Development and Trade Ihor Praslov, Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Kazak, and Minister for Social Affairs Natalia Korolevska.

During the course of the visit, Estonia’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts and Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Kazak will sign the Protocol of Intentions between the Ministry of Economy and Communications of the Republic of Estonia and the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and for Cooperation in the Sphere of Development of the Transport Corridor between the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea. The signing will take place immediately before the press conference in Kadriorg.

Attention journalists interested in covering the visit!

We ask that journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the visit register using the online form by Monday, 14 October at 19:00:

Press cards for those accredited will be available at the desk at the Foreign Ministry’s guest entrance at Lauteri 2 on Monday, 14 October from 16.00-18.00 or Tuesday, 15 October, from 08.00-18.00.

Please specify exactly which event(s) you would like to cover!
When indoors, please wear clothing appropriate for the event.

11:45   Welcoming in Kadriorg
(A. Weizenbergi 39)
Official photo, signing of the guest book, first moments of the meeting
TV, photo – we ask that you arrive at 11:10

12:45   Press conference of the presidents
(A. Weizenbergi 39)
Languages: English and Ukrainian
Journalists – we ask that you arrive at 12:15

15:20   Meeting with Prime Minister Andrus Ansip
            (Rahukohtu 3)
            Greeting, first moments of the meeting
            TV, photo – we ask that you arrive at 14:50

16:25   Meeting with Speaker of the Riigikogu Ene Ergma
            (Riigikogu, Lossi Plats 1a)
            Photo, signing of the guest book at the end of the meeting
            TV, photo – we ask that you arrive no later than 16:10

IMPORTANT CONTACTS for more information about the meetings:
Toomas Sildam, public relations adviser to the President of the Republic, tel +372 6316218

Government communication department, tel +372 6935710,

Gunnar Paal, Riigikogu press and information department adviser,  tel +372 6316351

Kalev Vapper, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications public relations department director, tel +372 6256493,

For accreditation:
Kadri Linnas, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, public diplomacy department, tel +372 6377611, mob +37256609482,  

+372 637 7611


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