Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press Release 18/2021
17 September 2021
President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö had a thorough phone call with President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Friday, 17 September 2021.
In addition to the bilateral relations between Finland and Russia, the Presidents spoke about the situation in Afghanistan, Arctic initiatives, the security of Europe, and the EU’s strategic autonomy. The Presidents also continued their discussion about the Helsinki Spirit.