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Minister of Defence Kaikkonen to meet EU Commissioner Breton

Ministry of Defence
Publication date 12.5.2022 13.42 | Published in English on 12.5.2022 at 13.50
Press release

Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen will meet European Commissioner Thierry Breton on Friday 13 May 2022 in Helsinki. Breton is the EU Commissioner for the Internal Market and, among other things, in charge of Defence Industry.

The topics of their bilateral discussions will include current defence policy issues, the security situation in Europe and military security of supply, as well as the Commission's initiatives to strengthen the EU's capabilities and defence industry.

Minister Kaikkonen and Commissioner Breton will also visit the National Defence University and the Guard Jaeger Regiment in Santahamina.

Inquiries: Senior Adviser Ilmari Uljas, Ministry of Defence, tel. +358 29 514 0048 and Senior Specialist Emma Virkkunen on communications, tel. + 358 295 140 176.

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