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On 25 January 2023, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičswill welcome a working visit from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Pekka Haavisto.

The officials intend to discuss the bilateral relations between Latvia and Finland, regional cooperation, Russian aggression against Ukraine, and the process of Finland’s accession of to NATO.

As part of his visit, Foreign Minister Haavisto will meet with the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, and take part in the meeting of the heads of the Latvian diplomatic missions abroad, at which he will deliver a presentation on security in the Baltic Sea region. 

For the attention of the media

Photo and video opportunities:

11.0511.25 – the joint press briefing of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, K. Valdemāra 3, lobby on the 3rd floor)

Members of the media are requested to register their participation not later than at 14.00 on 24 January by contacting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at e-mail:

It is requested to arrive in time - 20 minutes before the press briefing. 

The press briefing will be held as an in-person event, to be followed on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts.