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Prime Minister Rinne expresses his condolences on behalf of the Government following the incident in Kuopio

Government Communications Department 1.10.2019 17.53 | Published in English on 1.10.2019 at 18.32
Press release 488/2019

Prime Minister Rinne has expressed his condolences on behalf of the Government and condemned the act of violence in Kuopio.

Prime Minister Rinne thanked the police and other authorities for their swift action. 

“It is important to let the police and other authorities managing the situation continue their work without interruption. Thanks to the highly professional, swift actions of the police, the suspect has been caught and the injured taken into care. The communication by the police has also functioned very well. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the police and to the other authorities who, in their duties, look after the safety of all people every day.”

Antti Rinne government