- At a joint press conference held in Helsinki, on Saturday, by the Swedish and Finnish Prime Ministers, Finnish PM Sanna Marin said that Sweden and Finland have recently decided to strengthen interaction with NATO.
- Swedish PM Magdalena Andersson said that her visit to Finland takes place as part of the increased coordination continuously taking place between the two countries.
- “We don’t see an immediate military threat towards Sweden,” said Magdalena Andersson; Marin said that to her knowledge there was no acute threat towards Finland.
Related stories from around the North:
Finland: Finland’s NATO membership decision needs more time, says PM, Yle News
Norway: Nordic countries halt all regional cooperation with Russia, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Russia’s Arctic LNG project might come to halt, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Swedish customs hand inspecting goods destined for Russia amidst sanctions, Radio Sweden