The situation in Ukraine affects European security, Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini said after talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Monday.


Timo Soini


“I have expressed concern over issues connected with security of the OSCE observers,” the diplomat said. “The situation in Ukraine has a strong impact on the situation across Europe and affects security of the whole of Europe,” Timo Soini added.


“Our position is firm – the Minsk agreements must be implemented,” the top Finnish diplomat stressed. “This is the roadmap,” he added.




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