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Syrian situation and Turkey’s actions on the agenda at the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy

Government Communications Department 3.3.2020 16.49 | Published in English on 4.3.2020 at 18.58
Press release 111/2020

On Friday 3 March, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed the situation in Syria and Turkey’s actions

In the discussions, they expressed concern over the humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Idlib region. A ceasefire is urgently needed to resolve the situation, which affects around one million civilians. Following the meeting, the Government will agree on Finland’s policy guidelines for the meetings of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council and the Foreign Affairs Council, both of which will take place this week.

Inquiries: Tanja Jääskeläinen, Deputy Director General, tel. +358 295 350 303, Leena-Kaisa Mikkola, Director General, tel. +358 295 351 977, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

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