News/Historic: Oslokirken/Estonia´s President in Oslo

Estonia´s President in Oslo

Oslokirken Media
September 04, 2014

Jan-Aage Torp, the Pastor of Oslochurch, asked Estonia´s President Toomas Hendrik Ilves a serious question when he was an invited guest at a reception seminar in the University of Oslo that was attended by the King and Queen of Norway.

Estonia´s President in OsloPresident Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Norway's Europe Minister, Vidar Helgesen

Jan-Aage Torp was among 150 guests at a Europe Lecture where the Estonian President stated: - If we do not make it clear to Russia that they have done something which is both unacceptable and illegal, then we may end up with more serious conflicts in the future. We cannot allow that Europe again be divided into different interest spheres, said Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia´s President.

When Jan-Aage Torp asked President Ilves, who is a former member of the European Parliament and a former Foreign Minister of Estonia, about his perception of the threat of islamic destabilization of Europe, President Ilves candidly expressed his concerns: - I believe that the islamic challenge could become equally serious for Europe, he maintained. -Although it is not yet a challenge for Estonia where even the Jewish synagogue lives a peaceful life with no need for special security arrangements.

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