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Rinne to attend Nordic PMs’ Reykjavik meet

Published : 14 Aug 2019, 02:22

Updated : 14 Aug 2019, 10:32

  DF Report

Prime Minister Antti Rinne . Photo Hanne Salonen / Eduskunta.

Prime Minister Antti Rinne will attend the annual informal summer meeting of the Nordic prime ministers in Reykjavik, Iceland on August 20, said an official press release.

The agenda of the meeting include the development of Nordic cooperation, climate policy measures, and current international issues.

Besides the Nordic prime ministers, representatives of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Åland Islands and the secretary-general of the Nordic Council of Ministers have also been invited.

During the meeting, the Nordic prime ministers will have a working lunch with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in Reykjavik. The topics to be discussed during the lunch are the opportunities for cooperation between Germany and the Nordic countries, measures to combat climate change, and other global trends of our time.

On August 19, Rinne will have a bilateral meeting with Iceland Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir.