Estonian and Latvian foreign ministers discuss the need of bilateral agreements

  • 2006-11-10
  • Bt TBT staff
TALLINN - Latvian Foreign Minister Artis Pabriks made the first foreign visit of his new term in office to Estonia on Nov. 9, discussing the need for bilateral agreements on sea and air search and rescue with Urmas Paet.
The ministers also talked about the renovation of the Estonian secondary school in Riga which has stalled, the Foreign Ministry here said.
"We hope the Latvian side will continue talks on the renovation of the Estonian school," Paet said.
According to the ministry's press release, under discussion was also the publication of an Estonian-Latvian dictionary for which there is in Paet's words a great need.
The ministers also exchanged thoughts about the upcoming NATO summit in the Riga, which according to Paet, is an 'event that has symbolic meaning for the Baltic states.'