President Sauli Niinistö spoke at the spring meeting of Finnish Defence Association, Maanpuolustusyhdistys, this week. He said that Finland’s security and foreign policy has not changed though some had claimed so. Finland has reacted to the situation but not overreacted, the President explained. In his speech, President Niinistö emphasised collaboration with Sweden as well as transatlantic relations. He hopes that Finland and Sweden would do their best to improve the stability of the Baltic Sea region.
Journalist: Mika Lehto
Main source: President Sauli Niinistö