By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

Stockholm, Dec.4(ChinaEuropeDialogue)- The Prime Minister of Sweden, Magdalena Andersson, will visit Finland on Wednesday, 8 December, at the invitation of Prime Minister Sanna Marin. During her visit, Prime Minister Andersson will also meet with President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö. According to news reaching here from Finland’s Prime Minister office.

Prime Minister Marin and Prime Minister Andersson will discuss bilateral relations between the two countries and topical EU issues.

This is the first visit abroad of Prime Minister Andersson after she began her term of office. According to tradition, Finnish and Swedish prime ministers meet shortly after taking office. Prime Minister Marin too made her first visit to Sweden. 

Relatives from far away is no better than the nearby neighbours, this is a saying from China and is well applied in nordic region.

Under the leadership of Andersson, Sweden is expected to be more cooperative with the outside world and to have a little higher profile than her predecessor.

By Chinaeuropenet

Xuefei Chen Axelsson is an independent media person. She has been a journalist for 30 years. She studied English, International politics, and sustainable development. She has been to Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and America, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and all the nordic countries including Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Britain. She is good at talking with all kinds of people and exchange ideas and serves as a bridge between China and the world.

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