Sweden’s Prime Minister and Minister for Defence to visit Finland

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland 
Government Communications Department
Ministry of Defence
Press release 10/2022
4 March 2022

Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson and Sweden’s Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist will visit Finland on Saturday 5 March.

Prime Minister Andersson and Minister for Defence Hultqvist will meet President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen. The topics of their joint discussion will include Russia’s warfare in Ukraine, the changed security situation in Europe and cooperation between Finland and Sweden.

The Prime Ministers will additionally have a bilateral meeting, the topics of which include the security situation in Europe, economic issues and other topical EU affairs. The Ministers of Defence will also conduct a bilateral discussion.

Further information: Jari Luoto, Prime Minister’s State Under-Secretary for European Affairs, tel. +358 50 468 5949, Lauri Voionmaa, Special Adviser (international affairs), tel. +358 295 160 306, and Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 40 537 0733, Prime Minister’s Office; Riikka Hietajärvi, Communications Specialist, tel. +358 50 304 7997, Office of the President of the Republic of Finland