Government of Finland

08/15/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/15/2019 00:12

Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto to visit Denmark

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Denmark on 16 August 2019. Minister Haavisto will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Jeppe Kofod and visit the Danish Parliament.

'The Nordic countries are the closest international partners for Finland, and in recent years this cooperation has again made good progress in many sectors. It look forward to having many interesting and productive talks during my visit to Denmark', Pekka Haavisto says.

The foreign ministers will discuss topical EU affairs, the objectives of Finland's Presidency of the Council of the EU, relations with Russia, Arctic matters and the situation in the Persian Gulf.

During his visit to Danish Parliament Minister Haavisto will also meet members of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the European Affairs Committee.

Inquiries: Miia Rainne, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, tel. +358 295 351 421, Christina Lehtinen, Team Leader, Unit for Northern Europe, tel. +358 295 351 787

The Foreign Ministry's email addresses are in the format [email protected]