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Press Releases, 3/14/2014 | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The EU Foreign Affairs Council to meet in Brussels

Press release 60/2014

The EU Foreign Affairs Council will convene in Brussels on 17 March. Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will represent Finland at the meeting.

The main topic of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting is the current situation in Ukraine and the EU’s action. At their meeting on 6 March 2014, EU Heads of State and Government outlined how the EU would respond to the development of the situation.

Other topics to be discussed at the meeting include the situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Middle East peace process, the conflict in Syria with its regional repercussions, the forthcoming EU–Africa Summit, and energy diplomacy.

Additional information: European correspondent Tarja Fernández, mobile tel. +358 40 590 9855, and and Tarja Kangaskorte, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, mobile tel. +358 40 181 9257

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