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Foreign Secretary attends Gymnich 2019 in Helsinki

Dominic Raab attends meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Helsinki.


Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab visits Helsinki today (29 August) and tomorrow (30 August) to attend the Gymnich - 2 days of talks with EU Foreign Ministers to discuss issues including Iran, the Middle East, countering threats from modern hybrid warfare and security in the Western Balkans.

The Foreign Secretary will have a number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts.

Speaking ahead of his visit, the Foreign Secretary said:

As the UK leaves the EU, we will continue to work together with our European partners on shared challenges. The meetings in Helsinki are an important opportunity to cover key issues – whether it is maintaining the nuclear deal with Iran, countering the increasing threats of cyber-attacks, or security in the Balkans.

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Published 29 August 2019