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Congratulations to Sauli Niinistö on his re-election as President of Finland

January 29, 2018

Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations to Sauli Niinistö on his re-election as President of the Republic of Finland.

The President of Russia pointed out that the results of the voting are evidence of broad public support for the policy of Sauli Niinistö and that it is largely thanks to his efforts that Russian-Finnish relations are developing constructively in a neighbourly way.

Vladimir Putin confirmed readiness to continue working together to strengthen Russian-Finnish relations in all spheres for the benefit of the peoples of the two countries, in the interests of regional stability and security.

The Russian President also wished Mr Niinistö good health, well-being and success in his job as the head of state.

January 29, 2018