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President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss Finland’s participation in NATO’s KFOR operation in Kosovo, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and Finland’s NATO membership process

Government Communications Department
Publication date 9.9.2022 12.02 | Published in English on 9.9.2022 at 13.20
Press release 529/2022

In their meeting on Friday 9 September, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy agreed that Finland will increase its participation in NATO’s KFOR operation in Kosovo to around 70 soldiers.

They also discussed Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine and the security situation in Europe. 

In addition, the President and the Ministerial Committee discussed the progress of Finland’s NATO membership process.

Inquiries: Piritta Asunmaa, Director General, tel. +358 295 350 353, Marja Liivala, Director General, tel. +358 295 351 727, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Otto Saxén, Director of Unit, tel. +358 295 140 314, Ministry of Defence.

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