Obama guidance, press schedule Sept. 3, 2014. With Baltic leaders

SHARE Obama guidance, press schedule Sept. 3, 2014. With Baltic leaders

WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama isin Estonia on Wednesday to meetwith the leaders of the Baltic Nations to discuss Russian aggression in Ukraine before departing the Tallinn Airport forNewport, Wales to attend the NATO summit.Chicago hosted the last NATO summit in 2012.

Obama delivered assurances that the U.S. will stand by the Baltics and announced that the U.S. will be sending more military resources to the region, part of the U.S. committment under NATO.

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2014

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

In the morning, the President will arrive in Tallinn, Estonia. The arrival at the Tallinn Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. Following his arrival, the President will meet with employees and family members of the United States Embassy to Estonia at the Swissotel Tallinn. This event is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will visit the Kadriorg Palace to participate in the official arrival ceremony, where he will be greeted by President Ilves of Estonia. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival. Afterward, the President will participate in the guest book signing and official photo. There will be pooled coverage of both the guest book signing and the official photo. Following the photo, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with President Ilves. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of this meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will visit the Bank of Estonia to hold a joint press conference with President Ilves. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed media. Following the press conference, the President will visit the Stenbock House, where he will be greeted by Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia. There will be pooled coverage of the President’s arrival. While at the Stenbock House, the President will meet with Prime Minister Roivas to discuss bilateral ties, strategic and regional cooperation, and our shared commitment to the trans-Atlantic partnership. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of this meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President will visit the Kadriorg Art Museum to meet with the three Baltic presidents — President Ilves, President Berzins of Latvia, and President Grybauskaite of Lithuania — to discuss ongoing cooperation on regional security, policies that support economic growth, and collective defense. This meeting is closed press. Following their meeting, the President and the three Baltic leaders will deliver statements to the press. There will be travel pool coverage of their statements.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the Nordea Concert Hall to students, young professionals, and civil society leaders. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media. Following his speech, the President and Prime Minister Roivas will receive a briefing on NATO Reassurance and deliver remarks to U.S. and Estonian troops at the Tallinn Airport Hangar. There will be expanded pool coverage of the briefing and remarks.

Later in the evening, the President will travel to Newport, Wales, where he will remain overnight. The President’s departure from the Tallinn Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and there will be travel pool coverage of his arrival at the Royal Air Force Station in Fairford.

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Wall Street Journal

Radio: VOA

EEST

6:25AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT meets and greets with Embassy personnel

Swissotel Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia

Closed Press

10:20AM THE PRESIDENT participates in an official arrival ceremony

Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Estonia

Pre-Set Pool Coverage

10:40AM THE PRESIDENT participates in the guest book signing and official photo with President Ilves of Estonia

Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Estonia

Travel Pool Coverage

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Ilves of Estonia

Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Estonia

Travel Pool Spray at the Top

11:50AM THE PRESIDENT holds a joint press conference with President Ilves of Estonia

Bank of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

1:10PM THE PRESIDENT arrives to the Stenbock House

Stenbock House, Tallinn, Estonia

Travel Pool Coverage

1:20PM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia

Stenbock House, Tallinn, Estonia

Travel Pool Spray at the Top

2:20PM THE PRESIDENT meets with President Ilves of Estonia, President Berzins of Latvia, and President Grybauskaite of Lithuania

Kadriorg Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Closed Press

3:20PM THE PRESIDENT, President Ilves of Estonia, President Berzins of Latvia, and President Grybauskaite of Lithuania deliver statements

Kadriorg Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Travel Pool Coverage

4:10PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Nordea Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

5:20PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia receive a briefing on NATO Reassurance

Tallinn Airport Hangar, Tallinn, Estonia

Expanded Pool Coverage

5:25PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia deliver remarks to U.S. & Estonian Service Members

Tallinn Airport Hangar, Tallinn, Estonia

Expanded Pool Coverage

5:55PM THE PRESIDENT departs Tallinn, Estonia en route Fairford, United Kingdom

Tallinn Airport, Tallinn, Estonia

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

BST

6:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Fairford, United Kingdom

Royal Air Force Station, Fairford, United Kingdom

Travel Pool Coverage

###

The Latest
The fire began in the basement of a house in the 4000 block of West Potomac Avenue early Sunday, officials said.
Two train passengers and one person in the truck were killed, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The winner of the primary will determine whether the state GOP continues as a center-right party in Illinois or gets recast as a subsidiary of former President Donald Trump.
Devastated survivors struggle to grieve as the deceased’s great-granddaughter calls attention to herself.
Women conspire to fool a wealthy but picky bachelor in the Regency romance lush with lovely scenery and good-looking people.