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Telephone conversation with President of Finland Sauli Niinistö

December 28, 2020

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö.

The presidents exchanged warm holiday greetings.

They discussed the main results of Russia-Finland cooperation in the outgoing year. The leaders expressed satisfaction with the achieved level of bilateral relations of neighbourliness and constructive partnership, which is particularly important in view of the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and Finland, which will be marked on December 31, 2020. They confirmed their shared intention to continue strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation in trade and the economy, as well as efficient coordination to counter the coronavirus.

The presidents also discussed topical international issues, including Russia’s relationship with the European Union.

They agreed to maintain contacts at different levels.

December 28, 2020