Estonia: Finland’s new PM to make first foreign visit to Tallinn

Finland’s new Prime Minister, Petteri Orpo, will visit Estonia on 5 July 2023 to meet with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and President Alar Karis, ERR reports. This will be Orpo’s first official foreign visit since being sworn in on 20 June 2023. The two prime ministers will discuss bilateral relations, regional security, and EU and international issues. Finnish prime ministers usually make their first foreign visits after being appointed to Tallinn and Stockholm. Orpo is due to pay an official visit to Sweden in autumn 2023. Orpo heads a four-party coalition government of the National Coalition Party, Finns Party, Christian Democrats, and Swedish People’s Party.