Press Release 34/2013
8 February 2013
Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will visit Latvia and Estonia on Monday 11 February.
In Riga, Foreign Minister Tuomioja will have bilateral discussions with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs. The topics of discussion will include bilateral issues, cooperation in the Baltic Sea region, and the EU’s Eastern Partnership. In addition, Foreign Minister Tuomioja will be one of the speakers at the launch of the Latvian edition of the Finnish history by Professor Henrik Meinander, at Riga Stradins University.
In Tallinn, Foreign Minister Tuomioja will participate in the launch of the Estonian translation of Olavi Paavolainen’s novel “Synkkä yksinpuhelu”, translated by Piret Saluri. Former Prime Minister Mart Laar, currently an MP in the Estonian Parliament, will also attend the book launch.
Additional information: Tarja Kantola, Special Adviser to the Foreign Minister, tel. +358 40 590 4119; Soile Kauranen, First Secretary, Finnish Embassy in Riga, tel. +371 2633 2273; and Mona-Liisa Louhisola, Press Attaché, Finnish Embassy in Tallinn, tel. +372 516 6538