Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini believes that the US presidential election is reflected in the situation in Syria. Russia’s power politics in Syria continue as all attention in the United States is on the coming election. Mr Soini hopes that the new president will put Syria back on the foreign policy agenda. He does not believe that a more active United States would increase confrontation with Russia.
Media: YLE Uutiset
Journalist: Johanna Östman
Main source: Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini