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Prime Minister Orpo and Dutch Prime Minister Rutte to meet in Helsinki

Government Communications Department
Publication date 7.6.2024 10.25 | Published in English on 7.6.2024 at 12.06
Press release

Prime Minister Petteri Orpo and acting Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte will meet in Helsinki on Thursday 13 June.

The prime ministers’ discussions will focus on a variety of topical EU issues and on bilateral relations between the Netherlands and Finland. Items on the agenda include the security situation in Europe, support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia’s invasion, European competitiveness and the EU’s enlargement prospects. The prime ministers will also exchange views on the outcome of the European Parliament elections.

While in Helsinki, Prime Minister Rutte will also meet with President of the Republic Alexander Stubb and take part in the Kultaranta Talks.

Inquiries: Tuomas Tikkanen, Special Adviser (EU Affairs), tel. +358 40 523 5768, Marja Koskela, Diplomatic Adviser, tel. +358 295 160 978 and Lauri Heikkinen, Senior Communications Specialist, tel. +358 46 923 5090, Prime Minister’s Office