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Foreign Minister Reinsalu is in Helsinki for the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers

29. August 2019 - 6:40

Today and tomorrow, 29-30 August, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu will attend the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich), taking place in Helsinki as part of Finland’s presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The meeting will begin with a joint working lunch with EU ministers of defence on hybrid threats. This will be followed by three official working sessions over the next two days: the situation in the Gulf, Europe and the Arctic, and regional cooperation with Western Balkan partners.

The meeting will be led by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and hosted by Finland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto. After the Gymnich meeting, there will be a separate ministerial lunch at the invitation of Pekka Haavisto on the topic of human rights.


Additional information:

Britta Tarvis
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Communication Department
britta.tarvis@mfa.ee
+372 637 7627 / +372 5194 7045

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