Government Communications Department
Press release 225/2021
In their meeting on Wednesday 9 April, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed the Government’s new Strategy for Arctic Policy.
They also discussed the Report on Development Policy Across Parliamentary Terms, which the Government will adopt in its General Session this spring.
The President and the Committee were presented with the Security Committee’s annual report on the security of society in 2020.
The meeting also addressed the current situation in Ukraine.
Inquiries: Mikko Kinnunen, Director General, tel. +358 295 351 820, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Henrik Haapajärvi, State Secretary, tel. +358 9 160 22006, and Nina Brander, Senior Specialist, tel. +358 295 160 347 (Strategy for Arctic Policy), Prime Minister’s Office; Elina Kalkku, Under-Secretary of State for Development Policy, tel. +358 295 350 556 (Report on Development Policy), Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Petri Toivonen, Secretary General of the Security Committee, tel. +358 295 140 700