Prime Minister Stubb to the EU's Eastern Partnership Summit
Prime Minister Alexander Stubb will participate in the Eastern Partnership Summit of the EU to be held on 21-22 May in Riga. Goals of the Eastern Partnership include the promotion of stability and democracy in the EU's eastern neighbourhoods. The partner countries are Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
In conjunction with the Summit, a dinner will be organised for Foreign Ministers. Finland will be represented at the dinner by Terhi Hakala, Director-General of the Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, deputising for Minister for Foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomioja.
Inquiries: Anna-Kaisa Heikkinen, Special Adviser (International Affairs), tel. +358 40 7483 867, Kare Halonen, State Secretary, EU Affairs, tel. +358 295 160 315, Prime Minister's Office; Terhi Hakala, Director-General, tel. +358 295 351 300, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Further information on media arrangements: Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 40 537 0733, Prime Minister's Office