Finnish Government to show solidarity with Ukraine on 24 February 2024

22.2.2024 9.57
Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine two years ago. The Finnish Government will show its solidarity with Ukraine by flying the Finnish and Ukrainian flags on the anniversary of the start of Russia’s invasion on Saturday 24 February. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ main building, Merikasarmi, will be illuminated in blue and yellow, the colours of the Ukrainian flag.

European affairs ministers to discuss developments regarding rule of law in Poland

19.2.2024 14.07
The EU General Affairs Council (GAC) will meet on Tuesday 20 February in Brussels. Ministers will discuss developments regarding the rule of law in Poland and start preparations for the European Council meeting in March. The rule of law item was included on the agenda at the request of Poland. Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Anders Adlercreutz will represent Finland at the meeting.

Prime Ministers of Finland and Poland agree in Warsaw to deepen their countries’ cooperation

16.2.2024 15.07
Prime Minister Orpo and Prime Minister Tusk walking side by side
The current border situation, the situation in Ukraine, and Europe’s security and defence were the main topics when Finland’s Prime Minister Petteri Orpo met Poland’s new Prime Minister Donald Tusk in Warsaw on Friday 16 February. Besides security and defence, Prime Minister Orpo drew attention to other policy priorities which Finland would like to see on the EU’s common agenda for the 2024–2029 European Parliamentary term.

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