U.S. Embassy Finland Signs the Memorandum of Understanding for the European Center of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (April 11, 2017)

Foreign Minister Timo Soini and CDA Donna Welton (© State Dept.)
Chargé d’Affaires Donna Welton signing the Memorandum of Understanding (© State Dept.)
Chargé d’Affaires Donna Welton signing the Memorandum of Understanding (© State Dept.)

The United States welcomes Finland’s initiative to host the European Center of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats. On April 11th, Chargé d’ Affaires Donna Welton joined with representatives of other nations to sign the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the United States. Countering the diverse array of threats we face requires seamless cooperation. The United States is honored to be included amongst the initial signees of the MOU for the Center of Excellence, and we look forward to a fruitful collaboration with the Center, participant nations, NATO, and the EU.