Estonian PM, Zelenskyy to give press conference in the afternoon

  • 2024-01-11
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas will meet with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday and their joint press conference at Stenbock House in Tallinn will start at 1:05 p.m.

Anyone interested can watch the live broadcast in Estonian, English or Ukrainian, the Estonian government's press office said.

Before the upcoming meeting with President Zelenskyy, the prime minister of Estonia said that not only she, but all the Estonian people are honored to welcome the president of Ukraine to Tallinn.

"Estonia believes in Ukraine's victory. We must support Ukraine as long as it is needed and also as much as necessary for Ukraine's victory. These are crucial times, and we need to keep our focus. If we let the aggressors override international law and dictate the rules of the game, we will find ourselves in a much more dangerous world," Kallas said.

The president of Ukraine will arrive at Stenbock House at 11:15. Then a tete-a-tete meeting between the prime minister of Estonia and the president of Ukraine will take place, after which an official photo will be taken, and the guestbook will be signed.

Then, in the presence of Prime Minister Kallas and President Zelenskyy, Deputy Minister of Strategic Industry of Ukraine Sergiy Boyev and Chairman of the Council of the Estonian Defense and Aerospace Industry Association Taavi Veskimagi will sign a memorandum of understanding regarding the strengthening of defense cooperation between Estonia and Ukraine.

After that Kallas and Zelenskyy will head to a working lunch with official delegations.

The joint press conference of Kallas and Zelenskyy, which starts at 1:05 p.m., can be watched in Estonian at ; in English at ; in Ukrainian at .