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SEPTEMBER 3 OBAMA VISIT

OBAMA ON ERR

ERR will have live coverage of US President Barack Obama's visit to Estonia on September 3 - exclusive in some cases. The streams will be mirrored on the ERR websites, including news.err.ee (in the original English), and by one select international partner, CNN. On-demand viewing will, of course, also be available shortly afterwards.

6:00 - Air Force One landing at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport

11:40 - Joint press conference of the Estonian and US presidents, four pre-approved questions, two from local press, two from traveling press corps

16:00 - Obama's public speech at Nordea Concert Hall

18:00 - Departure of the US president at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport

(All times approximate)

 

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With US President Barack Obama coming to Estonia on Wednesday, what best fits your state of mind about the visit?
Published: Yesterday | # of votes : 78

Vote Results
I'm glad he's coming. This is a big moment for Estonia on the world stage.
74 %
This is going to be a nightmare with all of the traffic snarls and delays. Can he go to Latvia instead?
4 %
Couldn't care either way.
8 %
No, I would rather not have him be here.
10 %
Obama is coming to town?
4 %

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