Former Finnish Prime Minister Harri Holkeri, president of the 55th session of the U.N. General Assembly, will make a six-day trip to Japan starting April 1 to strengthen ties between Japan and the United Nations.

Holkeri is scheduled to hold talks with Foreign Minister Yohei Kono, visit U.N. University in Tokyo and travel to Hiroshima and Kyoto, the ministry said.

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