U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic Robert J. Papp Meeting with President Niinistö

U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic Robert J. Papp Meeting with President Niinistö (© Office of the President of the Republic of Finland)

In a January 28 meeting at the President’s Mäntyniemi Residence, U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic Robert J. Papp and President Sauli Niinistö expressed their strong commitment to Arctic issues.  They also agreed to coordinate closely on our shared priorities as the U.S. prepares to hand off the Arctic Council Chairmanship to Finland in 2017. Earlier in the day, Admiral Papp met with Foreign Minister Timo Soini and senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Photo: Office of the President of the Republic of Finland)