President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö met with his Icelandic peer, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, on 30 October 2014. The presidents discussed issues such as international relations, matters concerning the Arctic, as well as the international situation, particularly with respect to Russia and the Ukraine crisis.
President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio are engaged in a state visit to Canada from 8 to 11 October 2014. The official programme began with a visit to the Canadian Parliament and a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa on Thursday, 9 October 2014. The official reception ceremony for the state visit was held on Thursday afternoon, when Governor General David Johnston and his spouse received the presidential couple in their official residence in Ottawa.
»President Sauli Niinistö participated in an informal meeting of European presidents in Braga, Portugal, on 29-30 September 2014. The main topics of the meeting included energy issues, immigration, and research and innovations...»
»According to President Niinistö the crisis in Ukraine has a deep impact on the security of Europe and concerns all of us. 'The core values and rules the United Nations is based on, have been violated', the President said at the UN ...»