OREANDA-NEWS Vladimir Putin intends to visit Finland, the press service of the Kremlin confirmed the Finnish media reports, reports TASS. The exact date of the trip was not specified in the president’s office.

“The visit to Finland is really being worked out,” the Kremlin said.

The fact that Putin will visit Finland, citing sources, wrote the Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat. According to the publication, the visit is expected on August 22. The program of the visit will include a meeting with the head of Finland, Sauli Niinistö. Niinistö himself reported that the Russian president could visit Finland this summer during a visit to France.