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Minister for Foreign Affairs Valtonen to Norway and Denmark

Minister for Foreign Affairs Elina Valtonen will visit Oslo in Norway and Copenhagen in Denmark on 11 August. The Minister visits the two countries for the first time.

Minister Valtonen will meet Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs  Anniken Huitfeldt  in Oslo and Denmark’s Minister of Foreign Affairs  Lars Løkke Rasmussen  in Copenhagen. In Oslo, Valtonen will also meet  Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Norwegian Parliament.

“It is useful to exchange views on current international and security policy questions with Norway and Denmark. The Nordic countries are Finland’s closest partners,” Minister Valtonen says.

The topics of the meetings will include Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as well as regional cooperation and bilateral relations.


Elisa Tarkiainen, Special Adviser to the Minister, tel. +358 295 351 029

Katja Kalamäki, Director, Unit for Northern Europe, tel. +358 295 351 518

The email addresses of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are in the format firstname.lastname@gov.fi.




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