Estonian PM to meet Angela Merkel next week

  • 2021-08-14
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas is scheduled to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the beginning of next week.

"At the meeting, Estonian-German relations, European security, cooperation in the EU and NATO, and transatlantic relations will be discussed," the government's media adviser Mariann Sudakov told public broadcaster ERR.

The green transition, as well as cooperation in the digital field, will also be talked about, Sudakov said.

Kallas, who will be in Berlin on Monday and Tuesday, will also have a meeting with Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, visit the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and meet with German businesspeople.

On Friday of the same week, Merkel is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.