Finnish Foreign Minister: Joining NATO would boost security in the Baltic

Finland’s accession to NATO would boost security and stability in the Baltic Sea region and northern Europe, Foreign Minister Peka Haavisto told the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. At the same time, he noted that Finland is a regional security provider and would further strengthen NATO as a future ally.

Mr Haavisto said the “war, which started in Russia, endangered the security and stability of the whole of Europe” and added that “the Russian invasion of Ukraine has damaged the security environment of “Finland does not face an immediate military threat.”

Source: ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ

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