President Sauli NIinistö. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

President Sauli Niinistö will make a working visit to Russia and meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi on August 22, 2018. The meeting will take place at President Putin’s Sochi residence.

During the working visit, the presidents will discuss current international, regional and bilateral topics. Following their discussions and working lunch, the presidents will hold a joint press conference.

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President Niinistö and President Putin last met in conjunction with the #HELSINKI2018 meeting on July 16, 2018, when the summit between Putin and the US President Donald Trump took place in Helsinki.