Obama to meet with Nordic leaders in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will host the leaders of five Nordic countries for a summit and state dinner this spring.

The White House says the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will meet with Obama at the White House on May 13.

The summit will include talks on environmental initiatives, nuclear security and countering violent extremism. Obama last met with the group in September 2013 during a visit to Sweden.

The president and first lady will also host a state dinner for the leaders in the evening.