Conversation with Finnish Undersecretary Matti Anttonen

On the afternoon of Monday, May 20, the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center held a private, roundtable conversation with Matti Anttonen, undersecretary of state for external economic affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Ambassador Anttonen was introduced by Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center.


This discussion provided an opportunity to hear from Ambassador Anttonen on the energy outlook in Europe and especially in Northern Europe, taking into account also the developments in the US energy sector as well as the situation in Ukraine.

Mr. Anttonen has previously served as Finland’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Special Envoy for Energy, and Deputy Chief of Mission in Washington, DC.

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