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Photo: German and Estonian president arriving at a concert devoted to Arvo Pärt at Kontzerthaus Berlin. Author: (Raigo Pajula/Office of the President)
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President Toomas Hendrik Ilves is paying a state visit to Germany this week, accompanied by a 40-strong business delegation.

Ilves has had meetings with the German President Joackim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel, among others. For more on the visit, click here.



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