President Sauli Niinistö will travel to Madrid to attend the NATO Summit on June 28–30 June.
President Niinistö will participate in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the level of heads of state and government on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 29. In addition to the NATO member countries, the meeting will be attended by NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partners Finland, Sweden and Georgia, the Asia-Pacific partners and the EU. On the same evening, President Niinistö will also attend the informal transatlantic dinner for heads of state and government.
In addition, President Niinistö’s program in Madrid will include a dinner hosted by the King of Spain, Felipe VI, on Tuesday, June 28 and several bilateral meetings.
Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (the Greens) will also attend the Summit as part of Finland’s delegation led by President Niinistö.
Previously, President Niinistö participated in a NATO Summit held as a video conference in February 2022. He also attended the NATO Summits in Brussels in 2018, in Warsaw in 2016, in Wales in 2014 and in Chicago in 2012.