Bulgarian Foreign Minister to visit Finland

Finland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Elina Valtonen will host Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel in Finland.

The foreign ministers will discuss current bilateral affairs, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, EU affairs and topical NATO matters.

“I am pleased to meet Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabriel in Helsinki. Finland and Bulgaria have excellent bilateral relations and these are strengthened by our membership in the EU and our new NATO Alliance. We are both strongly committed to supporting Ukraine for a long time,” says Foreign Minister Valtonen.

While in Finland, Minister Gabriel will also meet Prime Minister Petteri Orpo.


  • Sampo Saarinen, Diplomatic Adviser, tel. +358 295 350 404

  • Miia Lahti, Director, Unit for South-Eastern Europe and EU Enlargement, tel. +358 295 350 543