Government Communications Department
Press Release 50/2019
On Tuesday 29 January, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed topical affairs concerning China and the United States. Finland stresses the importance of a multilateral rule-based system and the active role of the EU, both in the transatlantic relations and in the China policy.
The President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy also received an update on the current situation in the Middle East, especially the conflicts in Syria and Yemen.
Also on the agenda were measures by different authorities relating to GPS signal disruption.
Jukka Salovaara, Director General, tel. +358 295 350 636, Kimmo Lähdevirta, Director General (United States, China), tel. +358 295 351 247, Leena-Kaisa Mikkola, Director General, (Middle East), tel. +358 295 351 977, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Harri Pursiainen, Permanent Secretary (GPS signal disruption), tel. +358 295 342 389, Ministry of Transport and Communications
Janne Kuusela, Director General (GPS signal disruption), tel. +358 295 140 300, Ministry of Defence