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Prime Minister Marin to attend video meeting of European Council members

Government Communications Department
24.3.2021 16.31 | Published in English on 24.3.2021 at 16.58
Press release 191/2021

Prime Minister Sanna Marin will attend a video meeting of European Council members and participate in the Euro Summit on 25 and 26 March.

The March European Council is being held remotely due to COVID-19. Themes to be discussed at the video meeting include the COVID-19 pandemic, the single market, industrial policy, the digital transformation and the economy, the Eastern Mediterranean and an information point on Russia. The Euro Summit, which will also be held as a remote meeting, will focus on strengthening the international role of the euro. 

President of the United States Joe Biden will join the video meeting during the non-agenda portion on Thursday evening.

Inquiries: Jari Luoto, State Under-Secretary for European Affairs, tel. +358 50 468 5949, Tuulia Pitkänen, Special Adviser (EU Affairs), tel. +358 295 160 231, Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 40 537 0733, Prime Minister’s Office