Press release 13/2013
Government Communications Department
15.1.2013 12.03

Prime Minister Katainen to Brussels

Tomorrow, on 16 January, Prime Minister Katainen will meet President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy in Brussels. Discussions at the informal meeting will focus on the EU's multiannual framework for 2014–2020. Katainen and Von Rompuy will also discuss the development of the Economic and Monetary Union and other key EU issues.

Katainen will also have a meeting with the Vice-President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes who is also the Commissioner responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe. Their discussions will centre on the internal market and the digital agenda.

Inquiries: Pasi Rajala, Special Adviser, EU Affairs, tel. +358 9 1602 2055 or +358 400 464 393 and Anna-Kaisa Itkonen, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 50 596 5821, Prime Minister’s Office