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US President Donald Trump visiting President Sauli Niinistö at Mäntyniemi in Helsinki on July 16, 2018. Picture: The Office of the President of the Republic / Lehtikuva

President Sauli Niinistö will meet the US president, Donald Trump, at an official working visit to Washington D.C. in the United States on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

According to the office of the Finnish president, at the meeting to be held in the White House, the presidents will discuss opportunities to increase cooperation between Finland and the United States, including European and Arctic security.

They will also discuss ways to advance shared interests in commercial and technological cooperation. Following their discussions and working lunch, the presidents will hold a joint press conference.

The meeting will occur during the 100th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Finland and the United States.