Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro Igor Lukšić will visit Finland on 6 March at the invitation of Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja.
The current status of Montenegro’s EU membership negotiations, launched last summer, will be one of the topics of discussion between the ministers.In addition, the ministers will discuss co-operation between the Western Balkan states and the bilateral relations between Finland and Montenegro.
In addition to Foreign Minister Tuomioja, Minister Lukšić will meet Chair of the Finnish Parliament's Grand Committee Miapetra Kumpula-Natri.
Additional information: Katja Pehrman, Chief of Cabinet to the Foreign Minister, tel. +358 40 181 9257; and Counsellor Kirsti Hyyppä, Unit for EU Enlargement and Western Balkans, tel. +358 40 702 3108