The agreement between Turkey, Finland and Sweden paved the way for the invitation.
President Niinistö Met with Biden; Swedish PM Andersson and Defense Minister Hultqvist Today in Finland
The Finnish president, Sauli Niinistö, met with his US counterpart, Joe Biden, at the White House on Friday. On Saturday, the Swedish prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, and the Swedish defense minister, Peter Hultqvist, will visit Finland for discussions.
The daylong session was held between General Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and General Valery Gerasimov, chief of the Russian General Staff.
The new conscripts are the first to participate in the Training 2020 Program, a renewed conscript training of the defense forces.
Russian Military Planes Could Be Seen in the Sky Because They Are Taking Photographs in an Aim to Promote Security in Europe
A treaty allows its signatories to conduct observation flights and take aerial photographs.
Nearly 10,000 will begin their service in the Army and about 1,700 in the Navy.
President and the Foreign and Security Policy Committee Discuss Syria and Decide on a Major International Military Exercise
The aim is to strengthen Finland’s defense capability and readiness and exercise in receiving international assistance and interoperability.
A group of high-level guests including King Gustaf of Sweden visit the Santahamina military base on Wednesday as the knot of the cooperation between the Finnish and Swedish military tighten.