Uutinen 21.1.2009

Foreign Minister Stubb to Brussels to discuss the Gaza crisis

Press release 16/2009

Today 21 January, Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb will travel to Brussels, where he and his colleagues from other EU countries will meet Foreign Minister of Israel Tzipi Livni over dinner. In the meeting, they will discuss the situation in Gaza, ways to secure a lasting ceasefire, and delivery of humanitarian assistance.

The foreign ministers of EU member states are scheduled to meet the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, the Palestinian Authority and Norway on Sunday 25 January.

Additional information: Diplomatic advisors to the Minister Mikko Hautala, tel. +358 9 1605 5332 or +358 40 834 6758, and Tanja Jääskeläinen, tel. +358 9 1605 5005 or +358 40 511 3786