Baltic presidents to meet in Estonia next week to discuss cooperation in tackling Covid-19 crisis

  • 2020-06-19
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The presidents of the three Baltic states will meet on the Estonian island of Saaremaa next week to discuss regional cooperation in tackling the Covid-19 crisis and other issues on the international agenda. 

As LETA was told at Latvian President Egils Levits' office, the president is scheduled to meet with his Baltic colleagues - Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda - on the Saaremaa island on June 25. 

The meeting will start off with an official welcoming ceremony in the central square of Kuresaare. It will be followed by a trilateral meeting and a joint news conference. After that the presidents will plant trees in Kuresaare's central park and see the Kaali meteorite crater.

The meeting of the Baltic presidents is organized in Kuresaare to promote opportunities for tourism in the Baltic region among residents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. 

Saaremaa is the Estonian region most severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.