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Estonian Ambassador to Bulgaria presented her credentials

16. December 2019 - 17:57

Today, Estonian Ambassador to Bulgaria Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra presented her credentials to Bulgarian President Rumen Radev. The Ambassador resides in Bucharest, Romania.

The conversation following the presentation ceremony covered relations between Estonia and Bulgaria, and Ambassador Kressel Vinciguerra outlined topics related to the summit of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) in Tallinn. Other subjects discussed included cooperation opportunities in digital affairs, and security in the European Union and beyond.

“I presented President Radev with the invitation to the Three Seas Initiative summit in Tallinn because it is these formats that allow geographically distant countries improve the development of their joint projects,” Ambassador Kressel Vinciguerra said. She stated that Estonia would continue supporting Bulgaria in its Schengen and OECD aspirations.

Ambassador Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra was born on 22 November 1973 in Tallinn. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu and completed a master’s degree in European studies at the College of Europe in Natolin.

Ambassador Kressel Vinciguerra has worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1998, most recently as the director of the Division of Southeast Europe and European Union, and she has also worked at the Division of International Organisations and Human Rights at the Political Department, and in the Legal Department.

Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra has previously represented Estonia as a diplomat for political issues at the Estonian mission to the UN and international organisations in Geneva, and in Brussels at Estonia’s Permanent Representation to the European Union, specialising in Africa, the Western Balkans and EU enlargement.

In addition to Bulgaria, Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra is also accredited to Romania and Moldova.

Additional information:

Fred Püss
Media Adviser
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Communication Department
+372 637 7618

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