The President of Finland on Saturday to visit Kiev

The President of Finland on Saturday to visit Kiev

The President of Finland on Saturday to visit Kiev

Sauli Niyniste go to Kiev directly from Sochi, where he met with Vladimir Putin.

The President of Finland Sauli Niyniste and Ukrainian President Poroshenko will meet in Kiev on Saturday, according to UNN, citing the press service of the President of Finland.

“President of the Republic Sauli Niyniste meet with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Kiev, on Saturday 16 August in the morning. Theme of the meeting will be a crisis in Ukraine,” – said in a statement.

As noted, the visit of the President of Finland in Kyiv was organized at the invitation of the President of Ukraine. “The president will travel to Kiev Niyniste directly from Sochi, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the afternoon,” – noted in the press-service.

Earlier, Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb said that Finland will not impose any sanctions against Russia in response to a complete ban on the supply of products to the Russian Federation of a number of EU countries. Finnish Prime Minister described the bilateral relations with Russia as a good and mutually beneficial. “We have good relations with Russia, and, of course, we use them to their advantage,” – he said.

As informed of , August 7, in response to Western sanctions Russia has announced a total ban on the supply of beef, pork, vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, fish, cheese, milk and dairy products from the EU, Australia, Canada, Norway and the United States .
It is the annual import of products by 9.1 billion (Itar-Tass calculations according to the Federal Customs Service of Russia in 2013). Hardest hit by the ban EU countries that supplied food to the Russian market of the sanctions list at $ 6.5 billion. Imports from other countries was at times less: from non-EU Norway – $ 1.2 billion, United States – 843.8 million dollars, Canada – 373.6 million dollars, Australian dollars -182000000.
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