George W. Bush and Condoleezza Rice to pay the first ever visit to Estonia

  • 2006-09-08
  • By TBT staff
TALLINN 's George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are scheduled to arrive in Estonia as part of the first ever visit by a US president to this country at the end of November, Postimees reported.
Air Force One will land at Tallinn airport late in the evening on Nov. 27. On the following day Bush and Rice will meet the Estonian president at the presidential palace in Kadriorg and with the prime minister of Estonia at Toompea. They will also have a luncheon with top-level Estonian politicians. In the afternoon Bush and Rice will fly to Riga, where a NATO summit will take place on Nov. 28-29.
While the final decision as regards the US president's visit was made more than a month ago, preparations started significantly earlier, the newspaper said.