Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif to Finland

Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif to Finland

Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammed Javad Zarif will visit Finland on 19 August.

Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif will have meetings with President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö, minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari and Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto who will host Zarif’s visit in Finland.

Discussion topics in the meetings will include bilateral relations, international and regional issues, human rights issues and Finland's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

“I am looking forward to the discussion with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif. Tensions in the Gulf of Persia have an impact on the entire world. The importance of maintaining a dialogue is emphasised in this situation.”

Minister Zarif will continue his trip from Finland to Sweden and Norway.

Inquiries: Jarno Lappalainen, Special Adviser to the Minister, tel. +358 40 053 6973, and Director General Hannu Ripatti, Unit for the Middle East, tel. +358 295 350 408.

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