Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Monday, 15 April. The ministers will discuss bilateral relations and regional cooperation, including Arctic issues. The agenda also includes EU–Russia relations and current international issues, including the situation in North Korea and in Syria.
Foreign Minister Tuomioja will meet separately with representatives of Russian non-governmental organisations and will deliver a talk on the challenges of global change to foreign policy experts.
Additional information: Tarja Kantola, Special Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, mobile tel. +358 40 590 4119, Jaana Teckenberg, Head of the Unit for Russia, mobile tel. +358 40 754 2419