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The foreign ministers of the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries will meet in Narva

01.03.2014

On March 6 and 7, the foreign ministers of the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries will meet in Narva. This year, Estonia is the coordinator of cooperation for the Nordic and Baltic countries (Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark) and Hungary leads regional cooperation of the Visegrad countries (Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary).

Taking part in the meeting will be Foreign Minister Urmas Paet, Icelandic Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brendel, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, Foreign Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt, Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák, Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, Danish Foreign Ministe Martin Lidegaard, first Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Drulák, and Hungarian Foreign Minister János Martonyi.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss current foreign policy issues and international developments. Topics under discussion will include issues related to the European Union's Eastern Partnership, including Ukraine, EU-Russia relations and the latest developments in the Western Balkans. Also on the agenda will be the upcoming NATO summit taking place in the fall and other issues concerning security policy, EU energy issues and the development of transportation links.

Additional information on Nordic and Baltic cooperation: http://bsy.vm.ee/
Additional information about Visegrad Cooperation: The http://www.visegradgroup.eu/


Attention journalists!

Foreign Ministers will give a press conference in Narva on Friday, March 7 at 12:00 at the University of Tartu’s Narva College.

Journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the event must be accredited by Monday, March 3 at 16.00 at the latest through the following link:

http://acredit.vm.ee/eng/meeting_in_narva_032014

Press cards can be picked up at the visitor's entrance to the foreign ministry at Lauter 2 starting Wednesday, March 5.


NB! Please specify whether you require transportation from Tallinn to Narva.


Friday, March 7


11:50 The official group photo of the Foreign Ministers of the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries
University of Tartu’s Narva College at Raekoja plats 2 (Town Hall Square)
(NB! Please enter via the Suure street)

We ask that photographers and camera operators arrive no later than 11:35


12:00 The joint press conference of Foreign Ministers
(languages: Estonian-English)
University of Tartu’s Narva College at Raekoja plats 2 (Town Hall Square)
(NB! Please enter via the Suure street)
We ask that journalists arrive no later than 11:35
 

PRESS DEPARTMENT
+372 637 7654
+372 521 6821
press@mfa.ee

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