Press release 128/2017
5 July 2017
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen will attend the Ukraine Reform Conference in London on 6 July. The conference aims to call international attention to Ukraine and to convey the international community’s support to Ukraine and its reforms. Finland supports the integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.
Minister Mykkänen will present Finland’s plans to launch new development cooperation projects in the energy efficiency and education sectors in Ukraine.
In connection with the conference, Mykkänen will hold bilateral discussions with Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze. The Ministers will discuss the bilateral relations between Finland and Ukraine, the relations between the EU and Ukraine, and development cooperation with Ukraine.
During his visit to London, Minister Mykkänen will also meet the UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Robin Walker. The themes of their discussions will be Brexit and the bilateral relations between Finland and the UK.
Inquiries: Marja Koskela, Diplomatic Adviser to Minister Mykkänen, tel. +358 295 350 633 and Sofie Sandström, Attaché, Unit for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, tel. +358 50 465 4890.
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