Prime Minister Rinne to Paris

Government Communications Department 17.9.2019 15.24
Press release 458/2019

Prime Minister Antti Rinne will meet the President of France Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Wednesday 18 September. On the agenda of the meeting between Prime Minister Rinne and President Macron are comprehensive discussions on the themes of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU and other current EU affairs.

These include bringing the negotiations on the multiannual financial framework into conclusion, the rule of law within the EU, and work on climate change. Also on the agenda are the negotiations on EU enlargement, defence cooperation, hybrid threats and Brexit situation.

Inquiries: Pilvi-Elina Kupias, Special Adviser, tel. +358 295 160 995, Jari Luoto, State Under-Secretary for EU Affairs, tel. +358 50 468 5949, Lauri Voionmaa, Special Adviser, tel. +358 50 421 0422