Foreign Minister of Denmark to Visit Estonia


No 33-TT

On Tuesday, 28 August, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark Villy Søvndal will be in Estonia for a visit.

The Danish foreign minister has a meeting scheduled with Foreign Minister Urmas Paet. At their meeting they will discuss Estonia-Denmark bilateral relations. Other topics will include European Union issues, Nordic-Baltic co-operation, security matters, and current foreign political topics, including the situations in Syria and Afghanistan. The ministers will also address EU Eastern Partnership, touching on the situations in Ukraine and Belarus.

The Danish foreign minister also has meetings scheduled with Riigikogu Speaker Ene Ergma and Prime Minister Andrus Ansip. Søvndal will also visit the Danish Cultural Institute and take a tour of Tallinn’s Old Town.

Attention journalists interested in covering the visit!
Journalists, photographers and camera operators interested in covering the visit should be accredited no later than Monday, 27 August at 15.00. Please contact the Foreign Ministry press department at or by phone at 637 7600 with your first name and surname, publication/channel, and ID card number.

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

Tuesday, 28 August

11.30 Joint press conference of foreign ministers
(Foreign Ministry, Lauteri 2)
Languages: Estonian, English
We ask that journalists arrive no later than 11.15

14.15 Meeting with Riigikogu Speaker Ene Ergma
(Riigikogu, Lossi plats 1A)
TV, photo – first moments of the event. We ask that you arrive no later than 14.00

15.00 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 14.45

+372 637 7600


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