Skip to content

Niinistö and Putin talk Ukraine

Finland's president Sauli Niinistö and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a telephone discussion Monday that focused largely on the situation in Ukraine.

Tasavallan presidentti Sauli Niinistö (oik.) ja Venäjän presidentti Vladimir Putin kuvattuna Turussa 25. kesäkuuta 2013. Image: Antti Aimo-Koivisto / Lehtikuva

According to President Niinistö's office, the call took place Monday afternoon at Finland's initiative.

President Niinistö's office reported that the discussion was focused on the Ukraine crisis and efforts to find a settlement. President Niinistö reportedly considered it important that the Minsk process is allowed to move ahead.

Latest: paketissa on 10 artikkelia