Ambassadors of Norway, Greece present credentials to Estonian president

  • 2023-01-12
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – Estonian President Alar Karis received the credentials of ambassador of Norway Marius Dirdal and ambassador of Greece Georges Papadopoulos in Kadriorg on Thursday.

When receiving the credentials of the Norwegian ambassador, Karis confirmed that the bilateral relations between Estonia and Norway are excellent and commended Norway's contribution to strengthening the security of our region and NATO's collective defense. The head of state also highlighted Estonia's interest in intensifying cooperation with Norway in the field of renewable energy, cultural cooperation and Arctic issues.

At the meeting with the Greek ambassador, Karis thanked Greece for maintaining the unity of the European Union, supporting sanctions and establishing a price ceiling on Russian oil. The head of state stressed that Greece is a very important partner for Estonia in the EU and a good ally in NATO, with whom we share the same value space and understanding of respect for international law. Regional developments in the Baltic and Mediterranean regions were also discussed. In deepening bilateral relations, the president particularly stressed the importance of digital cooperation.

The president and ambassadors also talked about how to thoroughly support Ukraine.

The ambassadors of Norway and Greece both reside in Tallinn.