Finland – Meeting between Catherine Colonna and her counterpart, Mr Pekka Haavisto (23 November 2022)


Mme Catherine Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, had a meeting yesterday with her Finnish counterpart, Mr Pekka Haavisto.
The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the need to maintain our support for Ukraine in every field, in particular as winter approaches.
The ministers also discussed the future of the relationship between China and the European Union, and reiterated the importance of our transatlantic ties and strengthening Defence Europe.
Finally, Mme Colonna reaffirmed France’s full support for Finland’s process of accession, jointly with Sweden, to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).