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Cablegate: Finland: High-Level Attendance 62nd Un General

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TAGS: PREL ITRA OVIP KSEP UNGA FI
SUBJECT: FINLAND: HIGH-LEVEL ATTENDANCE 62ND UN GENERAL
ASSEMBLY

REF: STATE 101170

(U) The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has provided the
following information regarding expected high level
attendance at the 62nd UNGA in September. All information is
subject to change.

A. President Tarja Halonen will attend.

-- Arrive New York 9/23; depart 9/27. Will attend
portions of General Assembly Debate. Possible side
trips to Washington and elsewhere TBD.

-- Spouse will not attend.

-- No interpretation required.

B. Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen will not/not attend.

C. Foreign Minister Ilkka Kanerva will attend.

-- Arrive New York Sept. 23; depart Oct. 6. Will attend
portions of GA debate. Possible side trips to Washington
and elsewhere TBD.

-- Spouse will not attend.

-- No interpretation required.

D. Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Paavo
Vayrynen will attend.

-- Arrive New York 9/23; depart TBD. Will attend
portions of General Assembly Debate. Possible side
trips to Washington and elsewhere TBD.

-- Spouse will not attend.

-- No interpretation required.

E. MFA Political Director Pilvi-Sisko Vierros-Villeneuve
will attend.

-- Arrive New York 9/23; depart TBD. Will attend
portions of General Assembly Debate. Possible side
trips to Washington and elsewhere TBD.

-- Spouse will not attend.

-- No interpretation required.
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