Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis on Sunday, on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, had a meeting with his Estonian counterpart, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who invited him to pay an official visit to Tallinn, Estonia.
According to the Presidential Administration, during the meeting, the two dignitaries voiced their will to intensify the bilateral dialogue, as Romania and Estonia have common interests both inside the EU and inside NATO.
“The decision to open embassies in Bucharest and Tallinn is seen as signalling determination to strengthen cooperation between the two states,” the Presidential Administration says.
The two presidents voiced their interest in a close collaboration and cooperation aimed at preparations for Estonia taking over the rotating presidendy of the Council of the EU in H1, 2018 and for Romania taking over teh presidency in H2, 2019.
Iohannis and Ilves also tackled the latest regional security developments, underscoring the importance of strengthening the capacity of the North-Atlantic Alliance to respond to any kind of threat.