The Office of the President of the Republic of Finland

16.04.1999 PRESS RELEASE

Ttravel to the United States

The President of the Republic will travel to the United States on Thursday, April 22, 1999. While in New York, he will attend the Statesman of the Decade award ceremony for former Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

The following day, the President will meet UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

While in Washington, he will attend the Summit of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council held in conjunction with the NATO summit.

Mrs Eeva Ahtisaari will join the President on the trip.

The President and Mrs Ahtisaari will return to Finland on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.

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