Press release 183/2013
Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will participate in the meeting of the NB8 foreign ministers, hosted by Sweden, with other Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers in Visby on 2-3 September.
This time, the topics on the agenda of the annually held meeting of foreign ministers include Syria and the situation in the Middle East in general, EU’s Eastern Partnership and transatlantic relations. Finland will also report on the NB8 nuclear emergency exercise, arranged in connection with the Loviisa13 emergency preparedness exercise in March 2013.
Additional information: Tarja Kantola, Special Adviser to the Foreign Minister, tel. +358 295 351 799; Tero Shemeikka, Press Attaché to the Foreign Minister, tel. +358 295 351 508; and Rolf Johansson, Counsellor, Unit for Northern Europe, tel. +358 295 350 810