The Office of the President of the Republic of Finland

22.10.1999 PRESS RELEASE

ThePresident of the Republic will host a working lunch at the Presidential Palace on 22 October, 1999, in honour of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and the other EU-Russia Summit participants and delegations.

The following guests will be seated at the President's table: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Romano Prodi, President of the Commission, Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen, Javier Solana, High Representative and Secretary-General of the Council, Minister for Foreign Affairs Tarja Halonen, Christopher Patten, Member of the Commission in charge of External Relations, Minister of Trade Mihail Fradkov and Vladimir Yakovlev, Governor of St. Petersburg.

After lunch, President Ahtisaari and Prime Minister Putin and his delegation will start bilateral discussions at the Presidential Palace.

Menu of the lunch:
Assortment of Baltic Fish
Noisettes of Venison
Autumn Chantarelle Sauce
Puff Pastry with Raspberry Salad
Blackberry Sauce

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