President Niinistö to visit Kazakhstan

Office of the President of the Republic
Press Release 36/2015
8 June 2015

President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö will make a working visit to Kazakhstan on 9–10 June 2015. During the visit, President Niinistö will meet the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The main topic of the presidents’ talks will be the Ukrainian crisis and attempts to solve it. Other topics will include bilateral relations between Finland and Kazakhstan, and international affairs.

Earlier today, President Niinistö had a telephone conversation on the Ukrainian situation with President Petro Poroshenko.

On Wednesday, 10 June, President Niinistö will participate in an international inter-religious forum in Astana. The forum will be attended by religious and political leaders from around the world, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, with whom President Niinistö will have a meeting on Wednesday.