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Press Releases, 11/26/2013 | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Foreign Minister Tuomioja to the EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius

Press release 247/2013

The third EU Eastern Partnership Summit will be held in Vilnius on 28–29 November. The Finnish delegation at the Summit will be chaired by Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja.

The main topics of the Summit will include the Association Agreements negotiated between the EU and the partner countries, and the progress of partner countries in the visa liberalisation and visa-free travel process. The Summit also aims to set guidelines and goals for future Eastern Partnership work. The EU and the partner countries intend to issue their joint declaration at the Summit.

Additional information: Tarja Kantola, Special Adviser to the Minister, tel. +358 40 590 4119; and Mia Hurtta, Commercial Counsellor, Unit for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, tel. +358 295 351 124


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