Government Communications Department
Press Release 108/2022
On 22 February, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed the actions taken by Russia and the security situation in Europe. Finland supports Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Finland condemns Russia’s unilateral acts that violate Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. Recognition of the separatist regions in Eastern Ukraine is a serious breach of the Minsk Agreements. Finland will respond to Russia’s actions as part of the European Union.
Finland calls on Russia to refrain from military actions.
Inquiries: Tanja Jääskeläinen, Deputy Director General, tel. +358 295 350 303, and Marja Liivala, Director General (Russia and situation in Ukraine), tel. +358 295 351 727, Ministry for Foreign Affairs