Press Releases, 4/20/2016
Foreign Minister Soini visits Rome
Press release 73/2016
20 April 2016
Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Rome and hold bilateral discussions with the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Paolo Gentiloni on Friday, 22 April. The topics of the meeting will include bilateral cooperation between Finland and Italy, EU affairs and the migration crisis in Europe. Other matters to be raised in the discussions will be the situation in Libya, Syria and Iraq as well as topical questions related to Russia and Ukraine.
During the visit, Foreign Minister Soini will hold a speech on Arctic issues at the Italian Society for International Organizations (SIOI).
Additionally, the Minister will visit the EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia Headquarters.
Inquiries: Jussi Tanner, Diplomatic Adviser to the Foreign Minister, tel. +358 295 350 663 and Tanja Leikas-Bottà, Team Leader, Unit for Central, Western and Southern Europe, tel. +358 50 590 7730.