Sweden's foreign minister, Jan Eliasson, visited Finland Friday for talks on European Union issues, as Finnish leaders prepare to take over the rotating presidency of the 25-nation bloc in July.
Eliasson met with Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja and was to meet later with President Tarja Halonen during the one-day visit.
The agenda of the discussions included the future of the EU and its stalled draft constitution, EU-Russia relations and enlargement of the 25-member union.
The men were also to talk about the Balkans and other topics that were likely to arise during Finland's six-month EU presidency, reports the AP.
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