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

Mixed messages at Munich Security Conference

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 On the other hand, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the gathered dignitaries that NATO was an outdated Cold War concept.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.