PM Ansip will attend Baltic Sea protection conference at the invitation of Medvedev

  • 2013-02-06

TALLINN – Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev sent an invitation to Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip to participate at the Baltic Sea environmental protection conference at the level of heads of governments in St. Petersburg on April 5 and 6, Public Broadcasting reports.

Ansip's adviser Liina Kersna says that the prime minister intends to accept the invitation.

"It has to be kept in mind that this is not a bilateral meeting but an event where heads of governments of other Baltic Sea states participate," she said.

This would be the first visit of Ansip to Russia as the prime minister of Estonia.

One of the main topics of the conference is the 2007 HELCOM Baltic Sea environmental protection action plan and national action plans.