Estonian ambassador to Armenia presents credentials

Baltic News Service
April 22, 2004



Estonia’s Ambassador to Armenia Andres Unga on Tuesday presented his
credentials to President Robert Kocharian.

After the ceremony the president and Unga talked about bilateral
relations and Estonia’s accession to the European Union, spokespeople
for the Foreign Ministry told BNS.

Kocharian acknowledged Estonia’s progress in information technology,
underlining that the Baltic state’s e-governance system serves as an
example to his country. Unga and the president exchanged views about
future IT cooperation projects. They discussed also high-level visits
to intensify bilateral relations.

The ambassador is to meet in Yerevan also with Prime Minister
Andranik Markarian, Defense Minister Serzh Sarkisian and parliament
Speaker Artur Bagdasarian.

Unga, 38, is a graduate of the Tallinn Technical University and the
Estonian School of Diplomacy. After graduating from the university in
1991, he worked till 1996 in the protocol department of the Foreign
Ministry, rising from deputy head to director general.

In 1996-2000 Unga headed the Estonian diplomatic mission in Sweden
and then returned to the ministry as head of the personnel
department. He has been serving as ambassador to Greece since April

Unga is married with two children.