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President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss situation in Middle East and topical issues related to NATO’s deterrence and defence

Prime Minister's Office
Publication date 19.4.2024 16.53
Press release 192/2024
TP-Utvan kuvituskuva

In their meeting on Friday 19 April, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed the situation in the Middle East, especially the strike launched on Iran early this morning.

The President and Ministerial Committee also discussed topical issues concerning NATO’s deterrence and defence.

In addition, the President and Ministerial Committee discussed Ukraine and the preparation of the Government Report on Finnish Foreign and Security Policy.

Inquiries: Outi Holopainen, Under-Secretary of State, tel. +358 295 350 841, Sofie From-Emmesberger, Director General, tel. +358 295 350 802, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Janne Kuusela, Director General, tel. +358 295 140 300, Ministry of Defence