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Marin to meet EU leaders in Brussels

In one of her meetings, the Finnish Prime Minister will discuss the European Strategy for Africa.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin. Photo: Lauri Heikkinen/Finnish Government.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin. Photo: Lauri Heikkinen/Finnish Government.
Marin to meet EU leaders in Brussels

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin will meet President of the European Council Charles Michel, Executive Vice-President of the Commission Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen on Thursday 6 February in Brussels.

Prime Minister Marin and President of the European Council Michel will discuss the EU's forthcoming financial framework, that is, the Union's Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021–2027.

President of the European Council Michel has convened a special meeting of the European Council to be held in Brussels on 20 February. The aim of the special meeting is to reach agreement on the MFF.

Africa

At a meeting with Vice-President Timmermans, Prime Minister Marin will discuss matters under his responsibility: the European Green Deal, the Union’s climate targets by 2030, and the Union's new Forest Strategy.

In addition, Minister Marin will have a meeting with Commissioner Urpilainen to discuss the preparation of the European Strategy for Africa and the Commission's initiatives that have the most relevance for Finland.

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