The President of Finland is in talks with the Prime Minister of NATO, the Prime Minister of Norway

The President of Finland is in talks with the Prime Minister of NATO, the Prime Minister of Norway

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö meets with the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg and the Prime Minister of Norway Jonas Gahr Støreincluding a two-day discussion session starting Sunday night.

According to the press release, the negotiations will take place in Kultaranta, the President’s summer residence in Southwest Finland.

Topics for discussion at the Kultaranta Talks meeting include the war in Ukraine, the current security situation and Finland’s pending NATO membership.

Niinistö and Stoltenberg will hold a bilateral meeting before a larger meeting and plan to hold a joint press conference.

Aerial view of Kultaranta, on the island of Luonnonmaa, Naantali.Juha Kivioja / General

A discussion on the Nordic model and security is also scheduled for Monday. The Prime Minister of Finland, among others, will take part in these negotiations Sanna MarinThe Prime Minister of Norway Jonas Gahr StøreProgram Director at the Swedish Institute of International Relations Björn Fägerstenand Program Director of the Institute of Foreign Policy, Katja Creutz.

Marin is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at Kultaranta Talks.

Later on Monday, further discussions on Finland’s changing security policy are also planned, including representatives of the Defense Forces, the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Defense Committee, among others.

In total, around 100 participants from various sectors will take part in the discussions, including political leaders, researchers, government representatives, representatives of industry and various organizations, and the media.

The main discussions of the event will be broadcast live on Yle TV1 and streamed on Yle Areena.

Source: The Nordic Page

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