Mixed messages at Munich Security Conference

Yhdysvaltain varapresidentti Mike Pence ja presidentti Sauli Niinistö tapasivat Münchenin turvallisuuskonferenssissa 18. helmikuuta 2017.

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö was among the international political leaders at this weekend's Munich Security Conference, where the new American administration's Vice President Mike Pence announced that the US strongly supports NATO. On the other hand, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the gathered dignitaries that NATO was an outdated Cold War concept. Meanwhile, Niinistö told reporters at the meeting that he felt Europe and the US have found common ground on the alliance.

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Monday's papers: Drug squad boss exposé, opposition parties say no to Halla-aho, cancer detectable by smell

Finland's press on Monday covered the release of a book which details decades of manipulation and deception by former Helsinki drug cop chief Jari Aarnio. As the Finns Party considers new leadership, leaders of three opposition parties say they would not be able to participate in a government with Finns Party chair contender Jussi Halla-aho. A professor in eastern Finland says that cancers can be detected by smell.