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Minister of Defence Kaikkonen to attend NATO defence minister meeting

Ministry of Defence
21.10.2021 15.00 | Published in English on 21.10.2021 at 15.10
Press release
On Friday 22 October, Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen will participate in the second day's working session of NATO's defence minister meeting, with the focus on geostrategic challenges and cooperation between the EU and NATO.
"NATO is the key actor in advancing transatlantic and European security and stability. It is important for Finland to have regularly the opportunity to exchange views with NATO and its allies", says Minister Kaikkonen.

In addition to the NATO countries, the Finnish and Swedish defence ministers and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell have been invited to the meeting. The meeting will be held at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

Inquiries: Special Adviser Outi Nieminen on the meeting's agenda, tel. +358 295 140 079, and Communications Planner Emma Virkkunen, tel. 358 295 140 176.

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