Niinistö, Macron meet in Paris to discuss attack of Russia on Ukraine
President Sauli Niinistö will make a working visit to France on Monday and meet his counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Paris to discuss Russia’s attack on Ukraine and the security situation in Europe, said the President Office in a press release on Sunday.
At the meeting, which will be held at the French President’s official residence, the Presidents will discuss bilateral and other European issues.
Earlier, on March 15, Niinistö had a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at latter’s official residence at Downing Street 10 and held an in-depth discussion on the situation in Ukraine, Russia and European security.
The bilateral meeting was held during the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) leaders’ summit in London.
On March 11, Niinistö held separate telephone conversations with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and discussed the situation in Ukraine.
Earlier, on March 4, Niinistö and his counterpart in United States Joseph R. Biden held a meeting at White House where leaders of both the countries vowed to strengthen bilateral relations, including closer cooperation in security and defense issues.