Estonian PM, US president discuss global challenges, defense cooperation

  • 2021-11-01
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and United States President Joe Biden discussed cooperation on global challenges, including climate change, as well as continued close bilateral defense ties at a meeting on Monday, spokespeople for the White House said.

Kallas and Biden also talked about ongoing work to strengthen NATO's deterrence and defense posture. 

Biden also expressed his appreciation for Kallas' leadership in joining consensus on the OECD Inclusive Framework on the taxation of multinational companies.

The president also noted Estonia's valuable contributions to defend democracy and human rights across the globe, including at the UN Security Council. 

He also conveyed his support for Kallas' efforts to promote trusted connectivity and high-standards infrastructure investment in Europe and around the world.