Today, on September 4, the new Estonian Ambassador to Lithuania Kai Kaarelson presented her credentials to President Gitanas Nausėda.
In the conversation that followed the ceremony, President Gitanas Nausėda and Ambassador Kai Kaarelson spoke about Estonian-Lithuanian relations, the security situation, the challenges arising from the spread of COVID-19 and co-operation between the Baltic States.
Kai Kaarelson has been working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1997. She holds a master’s degree in International Relations. Kai Kaarelson has worked in the Estonian missions in Brussels at the European Union in 2002-2005 and in New York at the United Nations in 2008-2011. From 2013 to 2016, she worked as the Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the Office of the President of Estonia. From 2016 until now, Kai Kaarelson was the Ambassador of Estonia to Georgia and Armenia.