Prime Minister Stubb meets Federal Chancellor Merkel today in Helsinki

30.3.2015 8.00


German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Helsinki today on the invitation of Prime Minister Alexander Stubb. In their meeting, Prime Minister Stubb and Chancellor Merkel will discuss the situation in Ukraine and matters relating to Russia and the euro area economy. Other topics will include the EU's Eastern Partnership and its Common Security and Defence Policy.

The press conference by the Prime Minister and the Federal Chancellor will be broadcast live at 15.00 (14.00 CET) at

Federal Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister Stubb will also attend a seminar on 'European Security and the Conflict in Ukraine'. The discussion will be broadcast live at 16.30 (15.30 CET) at

Federal Chancellor Merkel's previous official visit in Finland was in 2006 when Finland held the EU Presidency. 

The visit can be followed on the Government's Twitter @FinGovernment and photographs will be added to the Government's  Flickr.

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