President Sauli Niinistö and the Icelandic President Gudni Johannesson discussed Arctic areas and Russia, among other topics, on Wednesday. Finland just started as the chair of the Arctic Council and Iceland will follow in 2019. President Niinistö states that it is a challenge to find the balance between the economic interests and environmental protection when it comes to the region. He also mentions tensions around the Baltic Sea and adds that NATO will bring stability to the area.
Main source: President Sauli Niinistö