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Estonia: Merkel meets with PM Roivas on post-Brexit EU tour01:10

Estonia: Merkel meets with PM Roivas on post-Brexit EU tour

Estonia, Tallinn
August 24, 2016 at 21:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attended a press conference in Tallinn with Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas on Wednesday, continuing her tour of EU capitals following Brexit in June.

Her two-day visit to the capital is expected to continue the preparation for an informal EU summit to be held in Bratislava, mid-September, where the remaining 27 countries of the EU will meet. Merkel plans to have met 15 leaders of the remaining states by the end of the week in order to establish some common ground prior to the meeting.

The German chancellor has already held a mini-summit with French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Ventotene Island where the leaders paid respects to Altiero Spinelli, who is considered one of the founding fathers of the EU.

Estonia: Merkel meets with PM Roivas on post-Brexit EU tour01:10
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attended a press conference in Tallinn with Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas on Wednesday, continuing her tour of EU capitals following Brexit in June.

Her two-day visit to the capital is expected to continue the preparation for an informal EU summit to be held in Bratislava, mid-September, where the remaining 27 countries of the EU will meet. Merkel plans to have met 15 leaders of the remaining states by the end of the week in order to establish some common ground prior to the meeting.

The German chancellor has already held a mini-summit with French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Ventotene Island where the leaders paid respects to Altiero Spinelli, who is considered one of the founding fathers of the EU.

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