The officials are due to discuss bilateral relations between Latvia and Finland, regional cooperation, Russian aggression against Ukraine, and the process of Finland’s accession to NATO, which is still being held up by objections about Swedish and Finnish membership from Turkey.
Foreign minister of Finland 🇫🇮 Mr. Pekka Haavisto is the guest speaker at the 🇱🇻 Ambassadorial conference this year. A very interesting conversation about EU’s geopolitical challenges and Finnish NATO membership, hopefully very soon pic.twitter.com/zlLMPwZu4k— Māris Riekstiņš (@Riekstins__M) January 25, 2023
As part of his visit, Foreign Minister Haavisto will meet with the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, and take part in the meeting of the heads of the Latvian diplomatic missions abroad, at which he will deliver a presentation on security in the Baltic Sea region.
A press conference is due to take place at 11:05, and it can be watched below.