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Press Releases, 8/20/2013 | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

EU Foreign Ministers to meet owing to the situation in Egypt

Press release 167/2013
20 August 2013

The EU Foreign Ministers will convene for an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, 21 August. The meeting is held owing to recent events in Egypt.

Finland will be represented at the meeting by Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja.

The meeting will discuss the situation in Egypt and the EU’s diplomatic efforts to calm the situation. The continuation of EU cooperation with and support for Egypt will also be assessed.

Additional information: Katja Kalamäki, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, mobile tel. +358 40 590 7973, Counsellor Johanna Birkstedt, Unit for European Common Foreign and Security Policy, mobile tel. +358 40 352 3556

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