President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö participated in an informal meeting of European presidents in Braga, Portugal, on 29-30 September 2014. The main topics of the meeting included energy issues, immigration, and research and innovations.
According to President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö the crisis in Ukraine has a deep impact on the security of Europe and concerns all of us. “The core values and rules the United Nations is based on, have been violated”, President Niinistö said at the UN General Assembly on 24 September. “We have not experienced such breakdown since the tragedy of the Balkan wars.”
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