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Minister for Foreign Affairs Valtonen to Norway and Denmark

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Publication date 4.8.2023 16.41
Press release

Minister for Foreign Affairs Elina Valtonen will visit Oslo in Norway and Copenhagen in Denmark on 11 August. The Minister visits the two countries for the first time.

Elina Valtonen

Minister Valtonen will meet Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt in Oslo and Denmark’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Lars Løkke Rasmussen in Copenhagen. In Oslo, Valtonen will also meet Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Norwegian Parliament.

“It is useful to exchange views on current international and security policy questions with Norway and Denmark. The Nordic countries are Finland’s closest partners,” Minister Valtonen says.

The topics of the meetings will include Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as well as regional cooperation and bilateral relations.


  • Elisa Tarkiainen, Special Adviser to the Minister, tel. +358 295 351 029
  • Katja Kalamäki, Director, Unit for Northern Europe, tel. +358 295 351 518
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