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General Kivinen to visit Latvia

Defence Forces
20.9.2021 11.02
Press release

The Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Timo Kivinen, will make an official visit to Latvia from 20 to 21 September. The visit will be hosted by the Commander of the Latvian National Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Leonīds Kalniņš.

During the visit, General Kivinen will be familiarised with the Latvian National Armed Forces and he will meet its highest military leadership. During the visit, the Commander will have an opportunity to discuss the defence cooperation between Latvia and Finland.  The visit will include a meeting with Latvia’s Minister of Defence Artis Pabriks.  

The Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces will be accompanied by Finland’s Defence Attaché in Latvia, Commander Ulla Murtomäki and the Chief of Defence’s ADC, Major Annukka Ylivaara.