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Today, First Vice-President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola is on a visit to Estonia. She will meet with Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Vice-President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Hanno Pevkur, Deputy Chair of the European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu Riina Sikkut and other members of the Riigikogu.

At the meeting with Vice-President of the Riigikogu Hanno Pevkur, it is planned to speak about the work of the parliament in the COVID-19 crisis as well as the state of the rule of law in Poland and Hungary.

In the Riigikogu, Metsola will also meet with Deputy Chair of the European Union Affairs Committee Riina Sikkut, Chairman of the National Defence Committee Enn Eesmaa and Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Mihhail Lotman. The discussions at the meeting will focus particularly on the issues relating to the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Belarusian hybrid attack and illegal migration.

Metsola will also have a meeting with Deputy Chair of the European Union Affairs Committee Riina Sikkut, members of the European Union Affairs Committee Urve Tiidus and Timo Suslov, Chair of the Environment Committee of the Riigikogu Yoko Alender and member of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu Annely Akkerman to discuss the European Union’s climate policy package “Fit for 55”.

The Vice-President of the European Parliament will also meet with Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Undersecretary for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Märt Volmer and Director of the Estonian Centre for International Development Kadri Maasik. She will visit the Experience Europe Centre and have a video discussion with students on the future of Europe and migration.

Before leaving Estonia, Metsola will have a meeting with Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence Colonel Jaak Tarien and Chief of Staff of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Hoffman.

Riigikogu Press Service
Merilin Kruuse
Phone: +372 631 6592, +372 510 6179
E-mail: merilin.kruuse@riigikogu.ee
Questions: press@riigikogu.ee

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