German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Finland on 19 December
19 Dec 2006, 20:23
The Federal Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, visited Helsinki on Tuesday, 19 December on the invitation of Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen. The discussions between Prime Minister Vanhanen and Federal Chancellor Merkel focused on handing over the rotating EU Presidency to Germany at the year-end.
Federal Chancellor Merkel met also President of the Republic Tarja Halonen.
The press conference was webcast and can be viewed live or as recording on this website.