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Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces to Brussels

Defence Forces
Publication date 15.5.2024 10.16 | Published in English on 16.5.2024 at 13.52
Press release

The Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Janne Jaakkola is taking part in the meetings of the Military Committees of the European Union and NATO in Brussels from 15 to 16 May 2024. The meetings are attended by the chiefs of defence of EU and NATO countries.

On Thursday 16 May, the NATO Military Committee meeting will discuss, among other things, the situation of the war in Ukraine and the continuing support of the NATO countries to Ukraine.  In addition, the meeting will discuss the advancement of NATO’s deterrence and defence strategy as well as developing NATO in the longer term.