German Foreign Minister to visit Finland

Germany’s Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock will visit Finland from 13 to 14 February at the invitation of Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto.

The ministers will discuss topical foreign and security policy questions, Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, Finland’s NATO membership process, the climate and security theme, and bilateral matters.

“I am very glad to receive Foreign Minister Baerbock in Finland. Germany is an important partner for Finland, and our discussions will continue to strengthen our close relations in foreign and security policy,” says Foreign Minister Haavisto.

In Helsinki, Foreign Minister Baerbock will also meet President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö. In addition, she will visit a bedrock civil defence shelter to learn about Finland’s comprehensive security approach.


  • Sampo Saarinen, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto, tel. +358 295 350 404
  • Aleksi Vakkuri, Director, Unit for Central, Western and Southern Europe, tel. +358 295 350 627
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