Tuesday, April 01, 2008

International Relations: Scandanavian Foreign Ministers meet in Helsinki

The foreign ministers of Finland, Sweden and Norway, have emphasized the importance of the cooperation among the three Nordic countries at a press conference held in Helsinki, Finnish capital.

Finnish Foreign Minister Ilkka Kanerva held talks with visiting Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt and Norwegian Foreign MinisterJonas Gahr Store in Helsinki on Monday.

The foreign ministers from Nordic countries discussed foreign, security and political issues of current interest to all the three countries.

Also on the agenda was international crisis management, strengthening of cooperation in regional questions and in the northern regions as well as the relations with Russia