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News in pictures: presidents Kaljulaid and Niinistö focused on security in Europe at their meeting

13.05.2017

President Kersti Kaljulaid and the Head of State of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, focused primarily on the security of the Baltic Sea region and Europe in general at their meeting in Kadriorg today.

"Stability in the Baltic Sea region and Europe in general is important for Estonia and Finland. Good defence-related co-operation has taken place between Estonia and Finland for years," said President Kaljulaid after the meeting.

Presidents Kaljulaid and Niinistö also discussed the future of Europe within the context of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and Estonia's Presidency of the European Union. The heads of state also expressed their shared concern about climate change; a sustainable Europe and ensuring a cleaner living environment are among Estonia's priorities for the Presidency.

The President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, who will today give an opening address at the Lennart Meri Conference, is in Estonia at the invitation of President Kersti Kaljulaid.


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