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Prime Minister Marin to attend two meetings in Slovenia

Government Communications Department
4.10.2021 9.51 | Published in English on 4.10.2021 at 12.24
Press release 563/2021

Prime Minister Sanna Marin will attend the Informal European Council on Tuesday 5 October, followed by the EU-Western Balkans summit on Wednesday 6 October. Both meetings will be held in Slovenia, which currently holds the EU Council Presidency.

According to preliminary information, the leaders’ working dinner will include a strategic discussion about the EU’s role on the international stage in light of the situation in Afghanistan, security developments in Asia and relations between the EU and China.

The EU-Western Balkans summit will address a wide range of topics related to the importance of the Western Balkans for the EU and the Union’s engagement with the region.

Inquiries: Lauri Voionmaa, Special Adviser (International Affairs), tel. +358 295 160 306 and Tuulia Pitkänen, Special Adviser (EU Affairs), tel. +358 295 160 231, Prime Minister’s Office