Estonian formin advises president to not go to Moscow for May 9

  • 2019-11-05
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu says he does not advise President Kersti Kaljulaid visiting Moscow for the celebrations of May 9, marked as World War II Victory Day in Russia, radio news of ERR reported.

The minister also said that the Russian embassy has inquired whether the special plane of Russian President Vladimir Putin could land in Tartu if Putin decides to take part in the Finno-Ugric World Congress.

Reinsalu said he would welcome a decision of Russia to introduce free electronic visas for visiting the a Pskov region as that would facilitate visiting the Pechory area.

In addition, the Isamaa politician and former minister of justice told ERR that when serving as minister of justice he had no information that a visit by President Kersti Kaljulaid to Moscow was being prepared.