President Niinistö and President Putin discussed the situation of Ukraine

Office of the President of the Republic
Press Release 6/2014
28 February 2014

The President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö had a phone conversation on Friday evening with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin regarding the situation of Ukraine. The call was initiated by Finland.

President Niinistö expressed Finland’s concern over the situation in Ukraine. Niinistö said that it is important that a unified Ukraine reaches a stable condition as soon as possible. President Niinistö and President Putin agreed on the importance of maintaining an open line of communication between Russia and the European Union.