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Informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Slovenia

Ministry of Defence
31.8.2021 15.23 | Published in English on 20.9.2021 at 21.40
Press release
Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen will participate in the informal meeting of the EU defence ministers in Slovenia on 1 to 2 September 2021.
The ministers will discuss topical EU defence cooperation issues, such as the Strategic Compass, strengthening the EU's resilience and EU crisis management operations. The agenda includes a strategic discussion with representatives of the UN and NATO. The current situation in Afghanistan will also be addressed at the meeting.
Inquiries: Special Adviser Ilmari Uljas on the meeting's agenda, tel. +358 295 140048, and Head of Communications Kristian Vakkuri on communications of the meeting, tel. +358 295 140123.

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