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President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and topical issues related to NATO

Government Communications Department
Publication date 30.9.2022 13.09 | Published in English on 30.9.2022 at 15.24
Press release 570/2022

In their meeting on Friday 30 September, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine and the security situation in Europe.

The Committee was also briefed on topical NATO matters and the progress of Finland’s membership process. 

In addition, the Committee discussed the foreign policy aspects of the border fence proposed for the border between Russia and Finland.

Inquiries: Piritta Asunmaa, Director General, tel. +358 295 350 353, Marja Liivala, Director General, tel. +358 295 351 727, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Janne Kuusela, Director General, tel. +358 295 140 300, Ministry of Defence.