Federal Chancellor of Austria Brigitte Bierlein to visit Finland

Government Communications Department 12.9.2019 10.19 | Published in English on 12.9.2019 at 13.21
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The Federal Chancellor of Austria Brigitte Bierlein will visit Helsinki on Monday 16 September, invited by Prime Minister Antti Rinne. During the visit, Federal Chancellor Bierlein will also meet President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö.

The topics to be discussed by Federal Chancellor Bierlein and Prime Minister Rinne include current EU affairs, such as the objectives of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU, Brexit, possible enlargement of the EU to Western Balkans, and the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). Also on the agenda are climate change issues and migration.

Inquiries: Jari Luoto, State Under-Secretary for EU Affairs, tel. +358 50 468 5949, Pilvi-Elina Kupias, Special Adviser (EU Affairs), tel. +358 295 160 995, Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 40 537 0733, Prime Minister’s Office