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President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss Finland’s future NATO membership

Government Communications Department
Publication date 3.4.2023 16.37
Press release 159/2023
TP-Utvan kuvituskuva

In their meeting on Monday 3 April, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers on 4 and 5 April and Finland’s future NATO membership.

They also discussed negotiations on the Defence Cooperation Agreement between Finland and the United States, relations between regional organisations and Russia, and Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine and the security situation in Europe. In addition, the President and the Committee reviewed the implementation of the civilian and military intelligence priorities set for 2022.

Inquiries: Erik Lundberg, Deputy Director General, tel. +358 295 350 397, Ministry for Foreign Affairs