Press release regarding the departure of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on working visit to Estonia
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, heads this evening to Tallinn, Estonia, where tomorrow, Monday, June 7, he is due to hold a series of meetings in the course of a working visit.
In the morning, Mr. Christodoulides will initially hold a tête-à-tête meeting followed by extended consultations with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Mrs. Eva-Maria Liimets. During the consultations, the bilateral relations of the two countries will be reviewed and specific ways in which they could be further enhanced will be discussed, including in the fields of trade, tourism, research and innovation, and digital transformation, whilst also the forthcoming visit to Estonia by the President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, will be prepared. Views will also be exchanged on recent developments in the broader region of the Eastern Mediterranean, the Cyprus problem, issues from the European Union's current agenda, including EU-Turkey relations, the Southern Neighborhood and the Eastern Partnership, as well as on regional and international issues of common interest.
Later on in the day, Mr. Christodoulides is due to hold a meeting with the Speaker of the Estonian Parliament, Mr. Jüri Ratas, after which he will also meet separately with the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Marko Mihkelson.
Finally, upon relevant invitation, the Minister of Foreign Affairs will visit the e-Estonia Briefing Centre, where he will meet with the Director, Ms. Ave Lauringson, and will be briefed about issues relating to digital reform and transformation, in which Estonia is a world leader.
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