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Minister of Defence Savola to visit Sweden and Estonia

Ministry of Defence
Publication date 13.1.2023 10.28 | Published in English on 13.1.2023 at 10.40
Press release

Minister of Defence Mikko Savola will make an official visit to Sweden and Estonia on Monday 16 January 2023. This official visit is Minister Savola's first visit as Minister of Defence.

On Monday morning, Minister Savola will meet Sweden's Minister of Defence Pål Jonson in Stockholm. After the visit to Sweden, Minister Savola will continue to Tallinn, where he will have a meeting with Estonia's Minister of Defence Hanno Pevkur.

The Ministers will discuss the security situation in the neighbouring regions, Finland's and Sweden's NATO membership process, materiel cooperation and support to Ukraine.

Inquiries: Tuomas Koskenniemi, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Defence, tel. +358 295 140 058, and Kristian Vakkuri, Head of Communications (for communications matters related to the visit), tel. +358 295 140 123.

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