Government Communications Department
Press release 752/2020
In their meeting on 27 November, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed the Defence Forces’ plan concerning participation in international exercises in 2021.
The Ministry of Defence will approve the Defence Forces’ plan on the basis of the guidelines presented by the President and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy, having first informed the Defence Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament. The Ministry of Defence will provide more detailed information on the content of the Defence Forces’ participation in international exercises after the plan has been approved.
The President and the Ministerial Committee also discussed the preparation of the Government’s Defence Report.
Inquiries: Mikko Kinnunen, Director General, tel. +358 295 351 820, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Esa Pulkkinen, Director General, tel. +358 295 140 300, Ministry of Defence