Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said that India and Estonia reiterated their resolve to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
Recognizing the importance of building a global order based on respect for international law and national sovereignty, The Vice President held a Tete-a-Tete with Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia. In a joint statement made after discussion, both the leaders reiterated their resolve to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
We reiterated our resolve to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We also discussed common concerns such as climate change and global warming. I invited Estonia to join the International Solar Alliance in which India is playing a leading role in order to enable rapid deployment of solar energy globally and to facilitate the transfer of technology.
Vice President said that The Estonian President Kaljulaid and his delegation reviewed bilateral relations and potential areas of cooperation between both nations and exchanged views about regional, multilateral global issues and common interest.
“I congratulate Estonia on their election to the non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council for next year. In this context, we are looking forward to working closely with Estonia in the UN Security Council. President Kaljulaidand I agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in trade and commerce, especially IT, e-governance, cybersecurity, innovation and education,” he added.
Vice President Naidu also met Juri Ratas, Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia at Prime Minister’s Office at Stenbock House and held talks. After attending the lunch hosted by the President of Estonia, Vice President Naidu met Henn Polluaas, President of the Riigikogu, at Parliament of Estonia Earlier in the Day, the Vice President was given the ceremonial welcome at the Presidential Palace. He also paid tributes to fallen heroes at the Vabaduse Square by laying the wreath.