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High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will visit Estonia

21.08.2015

On Monday, 24 August, Federica Mogherini, the Vice-President of the European Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, will visit Tallinn.

Mogherini will meet Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand and give a presentation to the heads of Estonian foreign missions.

Topics of foreign policy and regional issues will be discussed in the meetings. Emphasis will be put on the topics related to Russia and Ukraine, security strategy and neighbourhood policy.


NOTE! Journalists who are interested in covering this visit!

All journalists, photographers and TV cameramen interested in covering the visit are kindly requested to apply for accreditation at the latest by Friday, 21 August at 15:00 on the webpage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

http://acredit.vm.ee/eng/federica_mogherini_to_visit_estonia_082015

Press badges can be picked up from visitors' (side) entrance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Lauteri 2 on 24 August from 9:00 to 14:30.

NOTE! Please specify which specific events you would like to cover!
We ask you to wear appropriate clothing while indoors.


Monday, 24 August

14:40 High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will give a presentation to the heads of Estonian foreign missions
(visitors' (side) entrance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Lauteri 2)
Arrival and opening moments - we kindly ask photographers and cameramen to arrive no later than 14:30

15:40 Joint Press Conference of Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini
Joint photo session before the press conference
(visitors' (side) entrance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Lauteri 2)
Working language: Estonian-English
We ask that journalists please arrive by 15:25 at the latest

17:00 Meeting with Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas
(Stenbock House, Rahukohtu 3)
Opening moments - we ask that photographers and TV cameramen please arrive by 16:45 at the latest


NECESSARY CONTACTS for receiving additional information regarding meetings:

Government Communication Unit, tel +372 6935710, press@riik.ee
Press Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mari-Liis Valter, tel +372 5885 5171, press@mfa.ee

Accreditation: Public Diplomacy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Airis Erme, tel +372 524 8637, airis.erme@mfa.ee


PUBLIC DIPLOMACY DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
+372 6377500
adosek@mfa.ee
www.vm.ee

 

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