Speech by Ambassador Robert F. Pence to the Atlantic Council of Finland

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Good morning.  Secretary General Terhi Suominen, Ambassador Jukka Valtasaari.  Members of the Atlantic Council.  Dear guests and friends. I want to thank the Atlantic Council for inviting me here today to share a few observations about the current relationship between the United States and Finland.  I very much admire the work ...
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“Making Democracies Resilient to Modern Threats” Seminar Explored New Threats to Democracies

On March 14, 2018, Chargé d’Affaires Donna Welton delivered remarks to open the Fulbright Finland seminar “Making Democracies Resilient to Modern Threats” at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki. The seminar explored new threats to democracies in the modern era, such as misinformation and influence campaigns, as well as the development of democratic responses ...
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Remarks on Russia’s Responsibility for the Ongoing Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria (January 24, 2018)

Remarks by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson in Paris, France January 23, 2018 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Again, I want to thank Foreign Minister Le Drian for hosting today’s signing ceremony for the launch of the International Partnership Against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons. This meeting was about two things: stopping chemical weapons attacks ...
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“The U.S. and Europe: Strengthening Western Alliances”

Remarks by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State, and Jane Harman, President and CEO of the Wilson Center. The Wilson Center, Washington, DC, November 28, 2017 MS HARMAN: Good morning. I’m Jane Harman, president and CEO of the Wilson Center. Happy to be talking to a packed crowd and to welcome Secretary Rex Tillerson back ...
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“Relations between Finland and the United States have never been stronger” (November 6-7, 2017)

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis congratulated Finland on its 100 years of independence and praised its contributions to democracy and global security during his November 6 – 7 trip to Helsinki. After meeting with President Sauli Niinistö on November 6, Mattis welcomed the “deepening bilateral and NATO defense partnership with Finland” and applauded the ...
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