Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini is concerned over the freedom of journalists’ work and freedom of expression in Turkey. According to Minister Soini, Finland has conveyed a message about journalism’s problematic situation in Turkey to the country’s leaders and it must be reiterated. He adds that the Ministry is taking the convicted Finnish journalist’s situation in Turkey seriously, and that the Embassy in Ankara is handling the issue.
Media: MTV – Finland
Main source: Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini