Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto to visit Poland

Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto to visit Poland

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Warsaw, Poland on 4–5 October. In Warsaw, Minister Haavisto will participate in an annual panel discussion on security and the strategic situation in Eastern Europe organised by the Warsaw Security Forum.

During his visit, Minister Haavisto will also meet Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Zbigniew Rau, Members of Parliament and representatives of international organisations and civil society. A particular focus in the discussions to be held during the visit will be on topical foreign and security policy themes, such as questions related to the eastern neighbourhood of Europe and Afghanistan.

The bilateral relations between Poland and Finland are good, and Poland is one of Finland’s most important trading partners.

“Poland is an important regional and international partner for Finland. Our common interests include the will to promote the security of the Baltic Sea and the economic development of Europe,” Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto says.

Inquiries:

Laila Clyne, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, tel. +358 50 346 1719 and Nicola Lindertz, Director of Unit, tel. +358 50 447 5114

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