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Estonian Ambassador to Australia Presents Credentials

30. November 2007 - 14:36

Estonian Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia Peeter Miller presented his credentials to Governor-General of Australia Michael Jeffery on Friday, 30 November. Peeter Miller is the first ambassador to Australia from the Republic of Estonia. The ambassador resides in Tokyo.

In the discussions following the credential presenting ceremony, the state of bilateral relations, common operations in Afghanistan, and Estonia’s achievements before and after joining the European Union were discussed. Another topic was the well-being of the Estonian community in Australia.

Peeter Miller was born in 1966. In 1992, he graduated from the history department of Tartu University. Miller has worked in the diplomatic field since 1992, when he began working as a counsellor in the Foreign Ministry’s Asia, Africa and Latin America office. From 1994-1995 he served as director of that same office, and from 1995-1998 he was a press counsellor at the Estonian embassy in Moscow. Following that, he was the OSCE officer in the political department, until he became a counsellor in the Estonian embassy in Tokyo in 1999. After that he was the temporary charge d’affaires in the same embassy. Beginning in 2002, Peeter Miller worked as a Foreign Ministry counsellor and the director of the external affairs department of the President of the Republic’s office. Peeter Miller has been the ambassador to Japan since 8 December 2006.

Ambassador Miller speaks English, Japanese and Russian. He is married and has two sons.


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