01/24/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/24/2023 02:13
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Tallinn in Estonia and Riga in Latvia on 25 January.
In Tallinn, Minister Haavisto will meet President of Estonia Alar Karis and Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu.
In Riga, Minister Haavisto will meet President of Latvia Egils Levits and Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkēvičs. In addition, he will speak at the meeting of Latvian heads of mission about the security policy situation in Europe.
The bilateral meetings will focus on Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Finland's NATO membership process, among other topics.
"It is useful to meet our close partner nations and exchange views on topical security policy questions. Finland, Estonia and Latvia emphasise the need to continue the strong support to Ukraine," Minister Haavisto says.