Federal President of Germany to make working visit to Finland

Office of the President of the Republic
Press release 19/2022
4 April 2022

President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier will make a working visit to Finland on Friday, 8 April 2022. The visit will be hosted by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö.

President Niinistö and Federal President Steinmeier will hold official discussions at the Presidential Palace. In addition to bilateral relations between Finland and Germany, the main topics are Russia’s attack on Ukraine and the effects of the war on the European security order. Following their discussions, the Presidents will hold a joint press conference.

After the press conference, President Niinistö and Federal President Steinmeier will visit Parliament, where they will follow a video speech by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.

During his working visit, President Steinmeier will also meet with Prime Minister Sanna Marin.

The Presidents last met in November 2021 when President Niinistö visited Berlin.

Press release modified on 7 April 2022: Information added about the Presidents’ visit to Parliament.