Tag: Countries

  • The war in Ukraine had a large impact on immigration to Finland

    “Russia’s attack on Ukraine affected immigration to Finland in many ways. In addition to temporary protection, its effect was seen, for example, in the number of experts and seasonal workers,” said the CEO. Ilkka Haahtela. Temporary protection mechanism activated for the first time Finland grants temporary protection to those fleeing Ukraine as a result of […]

  • Iceland on Iain’s list of favorite travel destinations

    Iain Glen gave mbl.is an interview via video call and was asked what his favorite country was, without hesitation he replied – “Iceland!”. Glen also says he appreciates the privilege of traveling and seeing the world through his job. “Traveling is eye-opening, but I often visit countries in a different way than a tourist because […]

  • Minister Harakka leads the Team Finland delegation to visit South Korea

    The technological themes of the visit have enormous potential for the economy and well-being of our countries, says Minister Harakka. Minister Harakka will meet, among other things, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Defeated Hee-ryongMinister of Trade Dukgeun Ahn and the Minister of Science and ICT Lee Jong-ho. The business delegation meets potential trade […]

  • We believe they are ready: USA for Sweden, Finland for NATO candidacy

    “The issue of Sweden and Finland is not a bilateral issue. We have been very clear in public, and we have also been very clear in private about our views on Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership candidates. We believe they are ready, we believe they are ready. should be added to the world’s strongest defense […]

  • Savola: Finland participates in the international supply of tanks to Ukraine

    “Finland’s contribution cannot be too great in light of our defense capabilities. We are not yet a member of NATO, and we cannot compromise on our own defense, Savola said. He estimates that Finland could offer training and maintenance services to Ukraine in addition to tanks. Although decisions on the details of the support package […]

  • The Swiss could give the green light to Denmark sending weapons to Ukraine

    Swiss no in 2022Denmark already last year asked the Swiss for permission to send around 20 vehicles – a request the Swiss rejected. Now the Swiss claim that it should be possible for other countries to re-export Swiss military equipment because it concerns a violation of the international prohibition on the use of force. The […]

  • Finland and Sweden are still striving for NATO together, Haavisto assures

    “Together with Billström, we have decided that despite all these objections, Finland and Sweden will continue their joint journey to NATO. We are working together to take action so that both countries can have their membership ratified and we will become NATO members at the same time, he said. quoted saying YLE in Parliament. He […]

  • Turkey canceled a meeting with Finland and Sweden after the Stockholm protest

    The negotiations were organized to negotiate Turkey’s hesitation about the Nordic countries’ NATO membership.

  • Finland can reassess NATO’s bid Foreign Minister

    The country can imagine joining the alliance without fellow candidate Sweden, said Pekka Haavisto Sweden’s recent difficulties in obtaining Turkey’s consent to join NATO may cause Finland to seek only accession to the US-led military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has indicated. Helsinki and Stockholm submitted their applications for NATO membership together and would […]

  • Pekka Haavisto: Finland may have to consider joining NATO without Sweden

    The wave of anti-Turkey protests in Sweden has inflamed relations between the two countries and put a brake on Sweden’s bid to join NATO.

  • Turkey’s president says no support for Sweden’s NATO bid

    ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president cast serious doubt on NATO expansion on Monday after warning Sweden not to expect support for its bid to join the military alliance following weekend protests in Stockholm by anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Rasmus Paludan’s protest against the Koran on Saturday, saying it was an […]

  • EU approves new arms package for Ukraine

    The bloc’s foreign ministers agreed to give Kyiv nearly $550 million worth of arms EU foreign ministers approved a new tranche of military aid to Ukraine on Monday, Swedish officials have said. The arms bonanza is worth $542 million, but does not include the German tanks that Kyiv and its allies are hoping for. The […]

  • Trkiye rules out support for NATO’s hopeful bid

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuked Sweden for allowing a Koran-burning stunt and denied the country’s lack of ?respect? Turkey’s on-again, off-again support for Sweden’s application to join NATO has apparently ended for good due to Ankara’s outrage over a Koran-burning demonstration allowed outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. “The Swedish administration should not bother […]

  • The EU called for increased spending to compete with the US

    Leaders of the bloc will meet next month to discuss possible responses to what they see as unfair measures Germany and France have called on the EU to increase support for domestic industry and unleash massive investment to avoid falling behind US companies in light of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which they say […]

  • Finland delivers more than 400 million euros of defense equipment to Ukraine

    Minister of Defense Mikko Savola (Centre) said on Friday that Ukraine still needs support to defend its territory against Russian attacks. “The current package is clearly the largest so far,” he emphasized news release. He stated that the package contained heavy weapons and ammunition and added that the contents were determined based on both the […]

  • Finland delivers more than 400 million euros of defense equipment to Ukraine

    Minister of Defense Mikko Savola (Centre) said on Friday that Ukraine still needs support to defend its territory against Russian attacks. “The current package is clearly the largest so far,” he emphasized news release. He stated that the package contained heavy weapons and ammunition and added that the contents were determined based on both the […]

  • ‘Hurtful and despicable’: Pak PM Sharif condemns ‘burning’ of Koran in Sweden

    Islamabad [Pakistan]January 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday criticized the alleged burning of the Quran during a protest outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, Pakistani news agency The News International reported, adding that he called the incident extremely hurtful and despicable. According to the news report, Turkey and Saudi Arabia joined several […]

  • Sweden’s Prime Minister condemns Koran burning

    Stockholm – Sweden’s prime minister has condemned this weekend’s burning of a Koran in Stockholm as “deeply disrespectful”, raising tensions with Turkey as the Nordic country courts Ankara over its NATO bid. Far-right politician Rasmus Paludan set fire to a copy of the Muslim holy book in front of the Turkish embassy in the Swedish […]