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President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed current NATO issues, defence cooperation between Finland and the United States, and Russia

Government Communications Department
Publication date 22.6.2022 12.11 | Published in English on 22.6.2022 at 13.47
Press release 416/2022
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On Wednesday 22 June, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy were briefed on the preparations for the NATO summit to be held in Madrid on 29–30 June 2022 and on Finland’s NATO membership process.

The meeting also discussed the deepening of defence cooperation between Finland and the United States.

The President and the Ministerial Committee also discussed issues relating to Russia.

Inquiries: Piritta Asunmaa, Director General, tel. +358 295 350 353, Marja Liivala, Director General (Russia), tel. +358 295 351 727, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Janne Kuusela, Director General, tel. +358 295 140 300, Ministry of Defence

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