Ukrainian War, “finally the whole world is tired of Russia, no one is interested in the threats from Moscow anymore. NATO borders will reach the outskirts of St. Petersburg, this is how Niinistö’s conversation should be interpreted (minister and president of Finland, ed) with the Russian president from diplomatic to simple language. Welcome to the new reality, Mr. Putin “. So on Twitter the adviser and chief negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak. Read also The president of Finland, Sauli Niinisto, informed his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that his country will apply for NATO membership in the next few days. A move, reads a note from the Helsinki presidency, “basically” dictated by the “massive Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022” and by Russian requests aimed at preventing countries from joining NATO that “have altered the environment of security of Finland “. In a” direct “phone call from Finland, Ninisto recalled that” every independent nation “has the right to” maximize its own security “. “By joining NATO, Finland strengthens its security and assumes its responsibilities”, added the president, telling Putin that his intention in the future is to “address the practical issues arising from being close to Russia in a way correct and professional “. Niinisto finally reiterated his deep concern for the suffering caused by war and highlighted the” imperative “need for peace. Finland’s decision to abandon its traditional neutrality is” wrong “since” there is no they are threats to his security “, declared the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. Responding to Niinisto, Putin argued that such a move “could have a negative impact on Russian-Finnish relations”.
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