Happy 70th, Mr. President

  • 1999-04-01
TALLINN (BNS) - Thousands of well-wishers flocked to Tallinn's Town Hall Square March 29 to congratulate the President of Estonia Lennart Meri on his 70th birthday. An extremely popular politician, Meri was roused from his bed on the morning of his birthday by a choir that gathered in front of the presidential residence in Kadriorg. The day of celebration included a lunch hosted by Prime Minister Mart Laar and the presentation of a book "A Life for Estonia" by Swiss Journalist Andreas Oplatka. Members of the public were able to write a personal message to the President in the Book of Birthd...
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