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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is Visiting Finland

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is Visiting Finland
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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited Finland in October 2014 just after being elected for the first time. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä will meet his Swedish counterpart, Stefan Löfven, in Helsinki on Tuesday, January 29.

The topics to be discussed by the two premiers include bilateral relations between the two countries and current EU affairs such as Brexit, migration and the Multiannual Financial Framework. Also on the agenda are topics related to global warming and defense and hybrid threats.

On Monday, January 28, Prime Minister Löfven met with President Sauli Niinistö in Mäntyniemi.

On the agenda of the meeting were defense cooperation between Finland and Sweden, collaboration in the Arctic region, the security situation in the Baltic Sea region and European defense cooperation.

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Stefan Löfven was re-elected as the Swedish prime minister after the parliamentary election last autumn. The term of his government started on January 21.

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