Foreign Minister Haavisto to meet French Foreign Minister in Paris

Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto will visit Paris on 23 November. He will meet Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Catherine Colonna and President of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the French National Assembly Jean-Louis Bourlanges.

Topics on the agenda include Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, European security, progress of Finland’s NATO membership process and energy security in Europe. 
In Paris, Haavisto will also meet the Africa and Middle East Advisers of President Macron. In addition, he will discuss the global political situation more broadly with researchers of international politics. 


  • Aleksi Vakkuri, Director, Unit for Central, Western and Southern Europe, tel. +358 295 350 627
  • Sampo Saarinen, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, tel. +358 295 350 404
  • The Foreign Ministry’s email addresses are in the format