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Statement by President Biden on the Applications to NATO by Finland and Sweden

May 18, 2022 I warmly welcome and strongly support the historic applications from Finland and Sweden for membership in NATO and look forward to working with the U.S. Congress and our NATO Allies to quickly bring Finland and Sweden into the strongest defensive alliance in history. Sweden and Finland have made the important decision to ...
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Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Andersson of Sweden and President Niinistö of Finland

Consistent with the core principles of European security and NATO’s Open Door policy, the United States welcomes Finland’s sovereign decision announcing its intention to seek membership in the NATO alliance. Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Andersson of Sweden and President Niinistö of Finland MAY 13, 2022 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today ...
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Ambassador Hickey Presented His Credentials to President Sauli Niinistö on May 11, 2022

Ambassador Hickey presented his credentials to President Sauli Niinistö on May 11, 2022. “I was honored to present my credentials to President Niinistö today. I look forward to representing the United States and working with our Finnish partners to protect our shared democratic values and global security,” Ambassador Hickey stated. (Photo: Matti Porre/Office of the ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland

Location: Russian Embassy, Tehtaankatu 1B, Helsinki, Finland Event: A planned protest is expected to take place today, February 24, 2022 beginning at 4:30pm outside of the Russian Embassy in Helsinki. The event intends to protest Russian actions in Ukraine. Protests of varying size are expected to continue around the Russian Embassy for the following several ...
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Invitation: International Women’s Day 2022 Webinar “Advancing Women in Tech”

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, U.S. Commercial Service, together with Amcham Finland, SelectUSA, and Tech Nordic Advocates, presents a webinar to help advance women in tech. This event welcomes women professionals from students to founders, entrepreneurs, executives, and their advocates to network, increase their knowledge on existing organizations for women, ...
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