Office of the President of the Republic
Press Release 53/2016
24 October 2016
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis will visit Finland on 1 November. President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö will receive President Vējonis at the Presidential Palace.
Among other matters, the presidents will discuss relations between Finland and Latvia, foreign and security policy issues and topical EU issues. The security of the Baltic Sea region, Russia, the situation in Ukraine, the Syrian crisis, developments in Turkey, refugee and migrant flows and energy security will be among the matters discussed.
During his visit, President Vējonis will also meet Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini.
Latvia’s previous president made a state visit to Finland in January 2015. President Niinistö made a state visit to Latvia in September 2013.