Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Finland

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Political contacts of Ukraine and Finland

Date of the recognition of independence of Ukraine: December 30, 1991.
Date of restoration of diplomatic relations: February 26, 1992.

Diplomatic missions: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Finland (from December 18, 1992), Embassy of Finland in Ukraine (from April 01, 1992).

Political dialogue at High Level

September 29 – 30, 2005 – the official visit of the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland Paavo Lipponen.
October 05, 2005 – the official visit of the Prime Minister of Finland Matti Vanhanen.
October 25 – 27, 2006 – the official visit of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko to Finland.
May 13 – 14, 2009 – the official visit of the President of Finland Tarja Halonen.
October 06 – 07, 2010 – the official visit of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.
August 28, 2012 – the working visit of Vice-premier-minister – Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov as the head of the delegation of mayors of the biggest cities of Ukraine.
June 03 – 04, 2014 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö during the working visit to Warsaw to participate in the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Freedom Day of Poland.
June 27, 2014 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb during the visit to the EU Institutions.
August 15 – 16, 2014 – the working visit of the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö.
August 19, 2014 – the meeting between the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov and the Speaker of the Parliament Eero Heinäluoma (Palanga, Lithuania).
August 30, 2014 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb during the visit to the EU Institutions.
February 07, 2015 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö at the Münich Security Conference.
February 12, 2015 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb during the visit to the EU Institutions.
March 19, 2015 – the meeting between the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb within the framework of the Summit of the European People's Party in Brussels.
May 14, 2015 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö in Aachen (Germany).
June 08, 2015 – the telephone conversation between the Heads of the states.
June 17, 2015 – the telephone conversation between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö.
November 16 – 17, 2015 – the visit of the Verkhovna Rada Chairperson Volodymyr Groysman to Finland.
November 30, 2015 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö in Paris.
January 22, 2016 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö within the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
February 13, 2016 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö at the Münich Security Conference.
July 08, 2016 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö within the NATO Summit in Warsaw.
September 21, 2016 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö within the framework of the 71st UN General Assembly (New York, USA).
January 23-24, 2017 – the official visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Finland.
March 13-14, 2017 – the visit of the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze to Finland.
September 19, 2017 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö within the framework of the 72nd UN General Assembly (New York, USA).
November 24, 2017 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä in the framework of the Fifth Eastern Partnership Summit (Brussels, Belgium).
January 25, 2018 – the meeting between the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini within the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
January 29, 2018 – the telephone conversation between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö.
March 05, 2018 – the meeting between the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini in Kyiv.
November 07, 2018 – the working visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Finland.

September 12-13, 2019 – the official visit of the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö to Ukraine.

Dialogue at Level of Foreign Ministries

May 28, 2013 – the visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ukraine Leonid Kozhara.
March 05 – 06, 2014 – the working visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Erkki Tuomioja.
January 27, 2015 – the meeting between the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Erkki Tuomioja in Brussels.
April 28, 2015 – the participation of the State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland Peter Stenlund in the International Support for Ukraine Conference, Kyiv.
June 05, 2015 – the telephone conversation between the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini.
November 08, 2015 – the working visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin to Finland.
February 17, 2016 – the visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini.
September 12 – 14, 2016 – the visit of the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland Kai Mykkänen.
September 22, 2016 – the meeting between the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini within the framework of the 71st UN General Assembly (New York, USA).
September 19, 2017 – the meeting between the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini within the framework of the 72nd UN General Assembly (New York, USA).
December 07, 2017 – the meeting between the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini within the framework of the OSCE Ministerial Council (Vienna, Austria).
March 05 – 06, 2018 – the working visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini.
September 25, 2018 – the meeting between the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini within the framework of the 73rd UN General Assembly (New York, USA).

Inter-parliamentary Cooperation

The Group of Inter-parliamentary Cooperation «Finland-Ukraine» in the Parliament of Finland was created for the first time in September 1995. The Group of Friendship with Ukraine in the new composition of the Parliament of Finland was formed in December 2016 (Head of the deputies’ group is Ilkka Kantola). The deputies’ group of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on inter-parliamentary relations with the Republic of Finland was founded in March 2015 (Head of the deputies’ group is Serhii Khlan).

The Joint Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Finnish Commission for Trade and Economic Development acts since 1996.