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Poland’s President Andrzej Duda will make his first foreign visit to Estonia

21.08.2015

Sunday, on 23 August, on the Anniversary of Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Poland’s President Andrzej Duda will make his first foreign visit to Estonia.

Poland’s head of state will meet the President of the Republic Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor and Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas.

The purpose of the visit is to strengthen good relations between Estonia and Poland, discuss topical issues and security situation in Europe with a special emphasis on regional and security-related cooperation.

Poland’s head of state will place a wreath at the base of the Monument to the War of Independence and visit the Museum of Occupations where a joint press conference of the two Presidents will take place.


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 16:30.

http://acredit.vm.ee/eng/andrzej_duda_to_visit_estonia_082015

Press badges can be picked up from visitors' (side) entrance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Lauteri 2, on Friday, 21 August from 17:00 to 18:00.

NOTE! Please specify which specific events you would like to cover!


Sunday, 23 August

16:45 Official reception ceremony in Kadriorg and meeting with the President of the Republic Toomas Hendrik Ilves
Arrival, official photo session, making entry in guest book, opening moments of the meeting
(A.Weizenbergi 39)
We ask that photographers and TV cameramen please arrive by 16:20 at the latest

17:35 Placing of wreaths at the base of the Monument to the War of Independence
(Vabaduse square)
We ask that photographers and TV cameramen please arrive by 17:25 at the latest

18:10 Meeting of the Presidents of Estonia and Poland with media
(Museum of Occupations, Toompea 8)
Working language: English and Polish
Simultaneous interpretation, sound from console
We ask that journalists please arrive by 17:45 at the latest
           
19:00 Meeting with the President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor
(Riigikogu, Lossi plats 1a)
Official photo session and making entry in guest book before the meeting
We ask that photographers and TV cameramen please arrive by 18:50 at the latest

19:40 Meeting with Prime Minister
(Rahukohtu 3)
Greetings, opening moments of the meeting
We ask that photographers and TV cameramen please arrive by 19:20 at the latest


NECESSARY CONTACTS for receiving additional information regarding accreditation and meetings:

Piret Pert, Head of Public Relations Department of the President of the Republic, tel +372 631 6229, piret.pert@vpk.ee

Government Communication Unit, tel +372 693 5710, press@riik.ee

Kati Varblane, Communications Manager of Public Relations Department of the Riigikogu, tel +372 6316 353, kati.varblane@riigikogu.ee

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


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

 

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