Estonian formin to attend meeting of Nordic, Baltic formins in Iceland

  • 2019-09-11
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu is to attend a meeting of Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers (NB8) in Borgarnes, Iceland, on Wednesday and Thursday.

The main items on the agenda of the two-day meeting include the state of the Arctic and oceans, rule of law, security issues, cyber and hybrid threats and climate change, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Reinsalu is also scheduled to meet with his Icelandic counterpart Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson in ReykjavÄ·k. The meeting will cover relations between Estonia and Iceland, regional cooperation in light of Estonia's upcoming role of coordinator of the NB8 and current affairs in security policy. Iceland is the current coordinator of the NB8.