Estonian media: Trump to meet Baltic presidents

The presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on the occasion of the three countries' centennials next year, reports Estonia's public broadcaster ERR on December 19.

The presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on the occasion of the three countries' centennials next year, reports Estonia's public broadcaster ERR on December 19.

In a comment that appeared on the portal Edasi.org on Tuesday, MP Marko Mihkelson, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu, wrote that over the past twelve months, Estonian politicians and diplomats have received the most attention and support in recent history from the U.S., adding that meetings have taken place on all levels, reports ERR.

"Hopefully, President Kersti Kaljulaid will get one step closer to unraveling the secret if she manages to ask this directly of President Trump," Mihkelson said in reference to persistent questions regarding the direction of Trump's foreign policy and saying that this opportunity shouldn't be far off.

Mihkelson did not expound any details on the planned meeting, but according to ERR sources, preparations for a meeting between Trump and the Baltic presidents have long since been underway. When and where exactly it will take place, however, will first and foremost be for the U.S. to decide, the Estonian public broadcaster reported.

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