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U.S President Barack Obama to visit Estonia

15. August 2014 - 18:45

The President of the United States of America Barack Obama will arrive for a visit to Estonia on September 3rd.

The U.S. President will meet with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia's Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and members of the Estonian government.

President Obama will also meet in Tallinn with President Ilves, Latvian President Andris Bērziņš and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė.

After his visit to Estonia, the U.S. President will head to Wales, where he will attend the NATO summit.

The visit of the President of the United States confirms the long-term and close relationship between the United States and Estonia and recognizes Estonia’s work in attaining common goals. At the meetings, security issues of relevance to the United States and Europe will be discussed in light of the upcoming NATO summit.

The United States and Estonia are steadfast allies in transatlantic far-reaching cooperation. Our bilateral relations are strong, as proven by the dialogue between countries on matters important to both Estonia and the United States. In addition to political dialogue, relations between Estonia and the United States are characterised by effective cooperation in the sphere of defence. In recent years, practical cooperation has intensified in the area of cyber defence and in the advancement of democracy.


Attention journalists!

Information regarding accreditation for the visit of the President of the United States will be released for journalists shortly.

Toomas Sildam, Public Relations Advisor to the President of the Republic
+372 631 6218, +372 502 6840,

Helin Vaher, Government Communication Office
+372 693 5710, +372 5340 8556

Minna-Liina Lind, Foreign Ministry Press Department,
+372 637 7654, +372 533 66 159,

+372 637 7654
+372 5336 6159

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