President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö met with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the leading figure of the Belarusian opposition, on Tuesday, 2 March 2021 at Mäntyniemi.
President Niinistö: ”An interesting conversation on the current situation in Belarus. On the agenda were in particular the possibilities of the OSCE to advance the creation of an internal dialogue in Belarus.”
Tsikhanouskaya is visiting Helsinki on 1–4 March, hosted by Member of Parliament Ilkka Kanerva, Honorary Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. During her visit, she will participate in a Finnish Institute of International Affairs discussion on the situation in Belarus. In addition, she will meet with Finnish state leaders.