Members of the new Parliament and the forthcoming Government have a difficult task ahead of them, President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö said at the opening of the 2015 session of Parliament on 29 April.
President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö points out that, in addition to the Ukraine conflict, Europe has had a rough awakening to a growing crisis in the South. "We are surrounded by an arc of conflict. Violent clashes in North Africa and the Middle East have led to regional catastrophes whose consequences are rippling out into Europe," said President Niinistö in an address given at a diplomatic dinner, held for the heads of foreign embassies, at the Presidential Palace on 23 April.
»European security, the crisis in Ukraine, bilateral relations between Finland and Poland and cooperation around the Baltic Sea were on the agenda as President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö met the Polish President Bronisław Komorowski...»
»President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö met with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in Mäntyniemi on Monday, 30 March. During the meeting, the President and the Chancellor discussed the Ukraine crisis and Russia as well as the European...»