|Foreign Minister of Finland|
5 May 1993 – 3 February 1995
|Preceded by||Paavo Väyrynen|
|Succeeded by||Paavo Rantanen|
20 August 1935 |
|Political party||Centre Party|
Haavisto was a long-term chairman of MTK, a lobby organization of Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners. He was the chairman of the organization between 1976 and 1994. He is an agronom by education.
Haavisto was one of the chief negotiators, when Finland negotiated the accession into the European Union. He resigned as the foreign minister on 21.1.1995 due to a serious illness.
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