In the Finnish capital on Sunday, July 15, held a protest, timed to coincide with the arrival in Helsinki of the President of the United States Donald trump and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
It is reported Yle.
In Helsinki about ten planned demonstrations in connection with the summit of the leaders of the US and Russia, and today is the largest of them – Helsinki Calling. It is noted that initially it was planned to create a rally of 15,000 people, but while in the square there were only 1500.
“Because of the international attention on Helsinki, we encourage people to raise a strong and powerful voice for the protection of human rights, democracy, peace and climate”, – said the organizers.
The protesters plan to March on the streets of Helsinki and complete the demonstration on the Senate square in front of Parliament.
The protesters are calling for the presidents more to adhere to democracy and human rights in their policies. They also had a plan to move from the inflatable figure of a baby trump, which made the British protesters during the visit of the American President in London.
We will remind, leaders of the United States and Russia will meet on Monday, July 16, at about 13:00 at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki.
The White house said that the meeting with Putin will take place as planned despite the fact that the Department of justice has indicted 12 members of the military intelligence of the Russian Federation for hacker activity during the presidential election campaign in 2016.
As previously reported by the portal “Znayu” the presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump will meet in Helsinki on Monday, July 16, at about 13:00 at the Presidential Palace, announced on Friday, the office of the President of Finland.
As reported, on Monday morning, the head of Finland Sauli Niinistö with his wife Jenni, Haukio will take trump with his wife Melania at the presidential residence in Mantyniemi.
The talks between Putin and trump will be held in the Gothic hall of the Presidential Palace. They will be continued during a working lunch, before whom in the Presidential Palace held the meeting of Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
It is expected that by the end of the meeting the presidents of Russia and the USA will give a joint press conference in the hall of government.