President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö held discussions with the Parliamentary Committee on Defence on Wednesday, 4 May 2022. The meeting, held remotely, focused on the Government report on changes in the security environment and the strengthening of Finland’s security.
“My message is clear: Finland will ensure its security. It is without detriment to anyone”, said President Niinistö in discussion with the committee.
President Niinistö meets regularly with Parliamentary Committees to discuss current issues with them. The President last met with the Defence Committee on 11 March 2022.
President Niinistö will continue discussion of the report on changes in the security environment and the strengthening of Finland’s security in his meeting on Thursday, 5 May with the Speaker and Deputy Speakers of Parliament, the Chairs of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committees, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the leaders of parties elected to Parliament. In addition, the President will have a meeting with the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs on Friday, 6 May.