Foreign Minister Haavisto to attend Nordic Council Session in Denmark

Foreign Minister Haavisto to attend Nordic Council Session in Denmark

On 2 November, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Copenhagen to attend the 73rd Session of the Nordic Council. At the Nordic Council plenary session, he will deliver a speech on Nordic foreign and security policy cooperation. Finland is chairing the Nordic (N5) cooperation on foreign and security policy in 2021.

Minister Haavisto will also chair the Nordic Foreign Ministers’ meeting.  The Ministers will discuss topical international issues, such as the OSCE and UN affairs.

In addition, Minister Haavisto will have bilateral meetings with Denmark’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod and Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. The Ministers will discuss both bilateral and other foreign and security policy issues, including Arctic issues and the situation in Afghanistan.

Inquiries: Anu Konttinen, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, tel. +358 295 350 323, Christina Lehtinen, Deputy Director of Unit, tel. +358 295 351 787. The Foreign Ministry’s email addresses are in the format  [email protected].