Minister for Foreign Affairs Soini to discuss Council of Europe matters in Paris
Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Paris on 28 February to attend a joint meeting of the Presidential Committee and Bureau of the Assembly of the Council of Europe.
The meeting will be attended by the President of the Parliamentary Assembly, the Secretariat and leaders of political groups as well as the chairs of the Committee of Ministers.
Foreign Minister Soini, who is the current President of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, aims to promote the cooperation between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly. During the visit, he will discuss topical institutional and political questions in the Council of Europe. The Foreign Minister attended a meeting held in the same configuration in January in Strasbourg.
Finland holds the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe until 17 May 2019.
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