Att säkerställa befolkningens trygghet och säkerhet – det är en statlig kärnuppgift. Inom landets gränser innebär detta ett fungerande polisväsende som kan skydda medborgare, deras liv och deras egendom. Parallellt med detta har staten uppdraget att skydda landets gränser mot angripare och yttre hot, vilket är ett militärt uppdrag. DenContinue Reading

President Sauli Niinistö and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy made the decision on Thursday. Finland will participate in the EU military training mission in Mozambique, Southern Africa, and increase the number of soldiers in the training operation in Mali, West Africa. President Sauli Niinistö and the MinisterialContinue Reading

Finland is preparing to send troops into Afghanistan to protect Finnish citizens and help evacuate them out of the country, Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) confirmed at a press conference on Thursday evening. There are an estimated 60 Finnish citizens in Afghanistan waiting to evacuate from the country. “The governmentContinue Reading

Former commander of the Estonian Defense Forces, MEP Riho Terras (Isamaa) urges the PM and foreign minister to raise the alarm over what he describes as a hybrid campaign against Lithuania. Belarusian leader Aleksandr Lukashenko (no longer recognized as president by the West) is becoming bolder by the day. HeContinue Reading

The Ministry of Defense has decided to cut costs in its administrative area over the next four years and will be laying off 270 people. Even though investments will not be cut directly, development of the armed forces will be impacted nonetheless. The Ministry of Defense that finds itself underContinue Reading

The Covid-19 pandemic is over in Norway, according to one of the doctors leading the response against coronavirus in the rich Scandinavian country. Preben Aavitsland, chief physician in the infection control division at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, tweeted on Sunday a graph showing Norway with its lowest levelContinue Reading