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Minister of Defence Niinistö will visit the United States

Ministry of Defence 20.3.2017 14.30
Press release

Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö will attend the meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, hosted by the U.S. Department of State, in Washington D.C. on 22 March 2017. Current measures and the future of the Operation Resolve will be discussed by members of the Global Coalition. At the meeting, Minister Niinistö will deputise Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini.

Additionally, according to preliminary plans, Niinistö's working visit will include bilateral discussions with representatives of the US defence administration.

Inquiries: Sami Jaakkola, Aid-de-Camp to the Minister of Defence, tel. +358 295 140 102; and Eemeli Peltonen, Senior Adviser on communications, tel. +358 295 140 125