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Weekly Schedule

Weekly schedule (27.03.2017 - 02.04.2017)

Foreign Ministry
Monday, 27. March 2017

27.03 - 29.03 Foreign Minister Sven Mikser continues visit to the US.

On Tuesday, 28 March, Mikser will take part of the meeting of the Baltic Foreign Ministers and the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Topics discussed will include transatlantic cooperation, the security situation in Europe, the future of NATO, fight against terrorism and cyber cooperation.

Mikser and his Baltic colleagues are also planning to meet with the National Security Advisor to United States President H. R. McMaster, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan, Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Bob Corker and Ranking Member Ben Cardin. In addition, the Foreign Minister will meet with the Lt. Governor of Maryland and Brigadier General of the Maryland National Guard. The Foreign Minister will attend the Heritage Foundation Roundtable with the US administration officials that will focus on security policy and Russian influence activities in Europe. Also, he will attend the reception dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, organised by the EU Delegation to the United States.

27.03 Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas will meet with the Second Secretary General of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs Rory Montgomery. They will discuss issues related to Brexit and the future of the EU.

27.03 Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas will meet with the Co-President of the EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly Marian Lupu to discuss parliamentary cooperation opportunities of the Eastern Partnership countries during the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council.

28.03 Estonian Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation Rein Oidekivi will present his credentials to the President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard.

Cultural events abroad:

01.04-30.04 Literature event Poems in the City takes place in Warsaw. Texts by European poets will be introduced on bus shelter billboards and at an outdoor exhibition in the Łazienki Park. Poems will be presented both in the original language and in Polish. Theme of the poems written especially for the event is “Europe”. Leelo Tungal will represent Estonia in the poetry project. Her poem “Plantago major” has been translated into Polish by Anna Michalczuk. Poems in the City is a cooperation project of EUNIC and the participating Member States.

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