Home Tags Foreign Ministry

Tag: Foreign Ministry

Timo Soini signals the end of his parliamentary career

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has said he won't run for parliament in April's elections. It signals the end of a 16-year stint as a member...

Devout Soini heads for Pope meet-and-greet during Italy trip

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) is visiting Rome and the Vatican this week, marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between Finland and Italy. On the agenda...

More demand for Finnish consular services abroad

More Finns are looking for help from the Foreign Ministry when they travel overseas. During 208, more than 240,000 people registered their travel plans and...

Government “deeply concerned” about Russia-Ukraine tensions

The Finnish government says it is "deeply concerned" about an escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Posting on Twitter, Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) says...

Foreign Ministry hit by dozens of unresolved harassment accusations

A new report highlights a problem of unresolved harassment accusations in Finland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ulkoministeriö. The Public Education Consultancy Organisation JUKO says there have been...

Love Island: Finland’s EU Relationship Re-Imagined

If Finland and the EU were on a reality TV show, what would their relationship be like? Imagine the show is Love Island, and there's...

WEEKEND: Uncovering 100 Years Of Finland’s Diplomatic Secrets

The Finnish Foreign Ministry is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its official founding, in June 1918. To mark the centenary, the ministry has embarked on...

Russia Expels Finnish Diplomat From Moscow

The Russian government has decided to expel one diplomat from the Finnish embassy in Moscow. In a day of retaliation, foreign ambassadors were summoned to...

Finland Appoints New ‘Hybrid Ambassador’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed the country’s first 'Hybrid Ambassador'. Diplomat Mikko Kinnunen. He will focus on international cyber security cooperation, as well...

Senior Diplomat Flies to Ankara, as Finnish Journalist Appeals ‘Terror’ Verdict

A Finnish journalist who was sentenced to more than two years over an article she wrote for the Wall Street Journal has appealed her...