President Niinistö spoke with Russian President Putin

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press release 35/2021
14 December 2021

President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö had a phone call with President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, 14 December 2021.

In addition to the bilateral relations between Finland and Russia, the Presidents had a thorough discussion on the situation at the borders of Ukraine. President Niinistö expressed the grave concern on the tense situation and stressed the need to find a diplomatic resolution to it.

President Niinistö noted that Finland has a stable foreign and security policy line as expressed in the government reports.

President Niinistö continued the discussion on the Helsinki Spirit.