Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto to visit Tehran

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Tehran on 7 February. During the visit, Minister Haavisto will meet, for example, President Ebrahim Raisi and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian as well as heads of the Iranian offices of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA) and other representatives of the international community.

The topics of discussion during the visit will include bilateral questions and topical foreign and security policy matters, including the situation in Afghanistan. 

“Finland and Iran established diplomatic relations 90 years ago. Our long relationship enables direct and open discussions. Finland stands also ready to support regional dialogue in an atmosphere of trust,” says Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto.

Laila Clyne, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister, tel. +358 295 350 492

Riikka Eela, Director, Unit for the Middle East, tel. +358 295 350 147

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