Press Release 208/2012
6 September 2012
Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will visit Lebanon on 8-9 September. Tuomioja will meet with Foreign Minister of Lebanon Adnan Mansour and Prime Minister Najib Mikati. The agenda also includes meeting Finnish Unifil troops and discussions with Unifil Force Commander Paolo Serra.
The purpose of the trip, in addition to learning about the Unifil operation and the status of Finnish peace keepers, is to discuss the current circumstances in the region with the Lebanese leaders.
Further information: Helena Tuuri, Head of the Unit for the Middle East and North Africa, tel. +358 50 527 5406, Attaché Iina Peltonen, tel. +358 40 132 1340, Advisor to Minister Tuomioja Katja Pehrman, tel. +358 40 181 9257, Press Attaché Susanna Parkkonen, tel. +358 50 377 5601