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News, 2/16/2018

Foreign Minister Soini to Japan

On 20-22 February, Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Tokyo.

Foreign Minister Timo Soini
Photo: Laura Kotila, Prime Minister's Office

In Tokyo Minister Timo Soini will meet the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Taro Kono. The ministers will discuss bilateral relations on the basis of the joint statement on the strategic partnership between the countries given in 2016. Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan. The ministers will also talk about the relations between the EU and Japan, Russia, situation in the Korean Peninsula, and closer cooperation in multilateral issues.

During the visit Minister Soini will also meet representatives of the Japan-Finland Friendship League of Parliamentarians and give a speech at the Japan National Press Club (JNPC).  In his speech Minister Soini will highlight the importance of a rule-based international order.

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