Helsingin Sanomat writes that according to the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä, Finland is actively influencing the development of the EU and Finland’s middle-way approach towards EU integration has become the dominant view within the EU. Finland is willing to deepen integration quickly in some issues, while in other issues it is more reluctant. The government is excited about the development of EU defence cooperation, but Finland does not want to deepen the integration in the financial union too much. Sipilä rejects increasing the common responsibility within the monetary union. The integration must also be kept uniform.
Media: Helsingin Sanomat
Journalist: Pekka Mykkänen
Main source: Prime Minister Juha Sipilä