This week Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will be on a visit to the United States of America, where he will meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in New York.
On 19 January Foreign Minister Paet will meet in Washington with the Republican chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
On 20 January Foreign Minister Paet will meet in Washington with Secretary of State of the United States of America Hillary Clinton. At the meeting they will discuss matters related to Afghanistan. They will also discuss NATO matters, including relations with Russia. Other topics to be addressed are Eastern Partnership and energy security.
On 21 January Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will meet in New York with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. At their meeting they will discuss issues related to Afghanistan and the newly created UN agency for the rights of women, UN Women. They will also discuss the situation in the world’s crisis areas, including in Sudan and the Ivory Coast. Estonia’s activities and contributions in the UN will also be addressed.
Paet to Meet with US Secretary of State and UN Secretary General