Estonia: Angela Merkel to participate in EU digital summit to be held in Tallinn

  • 2017-08-22
  • LETA/TBT Staff

TALLINN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to participate in the EU Digital Summit to be held in Tallinn on September 29, the news portal of the Estonian public broadcaster ERR reports.

Merkel's participation was confirmed on Monday by chairman of the Estonian parliament's foreign affairs committee Marko Mihkelson.

The Estonian presidency of the Council of the European Union in cooperation with the presidency of the European Council and the European Commission is organizing the Tallinn Digital Summit to bring together EU heads of state or government on September 29.

French President Emmanuel Macron is also set to attend the summit, which would be the first visit to Estonia for the French head of state.