Government Communications Department
Press Release 217/2022
In their meeting on Friday 1 April, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed issues concerning Russia. The discussion focused on the situation following Russia’s attack on Ukraine in February.
The President and the Ministerial Committee also discussed defence cooperation between Finland and Sweden.
In addition, they discussed the report on the current security environment.
Inquiries: Piritta Asunmaa, Director General, tel. +358 295 350 353, Mikko Kivikoski, Deputy Director General (situation with Russia and Ukraine), tel. +358 295 351 727, Salla Sammalkivi, Head of Unit, tel. +358 295 350 020, Lauri Hirvonen, Counsellor, tel. +358 295 350 063 (report on the current security environment), Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Janne Kuusela. Director General, tel. +358 295 140 300, Ministry of Defence