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Finland will become a member of NATO already on Tuesday – Stoltenberg gives a press conference

Finland will become a member of the defense alliance already on Tuesday. President of the Republic Sully Niinisto He travels to Brussels to attend the official accession ceremony, which takes place at NATO headquarters.

Finland deposits its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the US government. The deposit was made on April 4 in Brussels before the start of the meeting of NATO foreign ministers. The instrument of accession shall be deposited by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Becca Haavisto. A flag-raising ceremony to celebrate Finland’s membership in NATO is organized at the Headquarters after the deposit of the instrument of accession.

President Niinisto and the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg Giving a speech during the event. Before the flag-raising ceremony, the President and the Secretary-General held a bilateral meeting and held a joint press conference.

In addition to President Niinisto and Minister of Foreign Affairs Haavisto, the Minister of Defense is also involved You are Kakkonen At the flag raising ceremony.

It has been said in the past that the documents of accession had to be transported across the Atlantic to Washington, D.C. because the papers were held by the US government. But with the US Secretary of State, lawyers and State Department archivists all coming to Brussels, it makes it possible to deal with formalities on this side of the Atlantic instead.

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto participates in the NATO Foreign Affairs Meeting in Brussels on Tuesday. Haavisto will sign the Finnish instrument of NATO membership kan träda i kraft. I document flights as far as Washington, D.C., or plan at the official level in Brussels.

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On Tuesday, the foreign ministers will hold discussions on Ukraine. The country’s foreign minister Dmytro Ivanovit Kuleba Involved. Ukraine will lay out its aid needs and allies are expected to announce how they will support the country.

On Wednesday, the foreign ministers are scheduled to prepare for the summit in Vilnius in mid-July. It would be very important for Finland’s future government to support Sweden and ensure that the western neighbor quickly became a member.

The article has been updated.