The street was briefly closed yesterday due to visits by the Baltic presidents and foreign ministers, reports Vísir. Police officers on motorcycles were spotted around the metropolitan area, accompanied by buses and other vehicles for foreign dignitaries.
Egils Levitz, President of Latvia, Andra Levite, his wife. Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and his wife Diana Nausediene. Estonian President Aral Kalis and his wife Sirje Kalis arrived in the country today.
They were accompanied by the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgar Rinkevich. Urmas Reinsal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis. The mayors of Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius are also in the country.
They are visiting Iceland to participate in a celebratory program marking the 31st anniversary of Iceland’s establishment of political ties with the three countries. Iceland was the first country to recognize its independence on August 26, 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The celebrations began at the Parliament House, where Alsingi Chairman Birgil Almansson welcomed the heads of state and introduced the history of Alsingi. The President then invited them to Besastazir for a celebratory dinner.
There will be a festive gathering today in Hofza, with a full-day programme.