Press releases 2004
Minister of Defence Seppo Kääriäinen has cancelled his New Year's reception on 1st January 2005 at the House of Estates in Helsinki. For further details, please contact Director for Public Policy Jyrki Iivonen (Tel: +358-50-568 0553) or Information Officer Urpo Rannansuu (Tel.
Nick Witney, Head of the European Defence Agency, has appointed Mr.
The Minister of Defence of Serbia and Montenegro Prvoslav Davinić will visit Finland on 14-15 November 2004 at the invitation of Defence Minister Seppo Kääriäinen. In addition to official negotiations and meetings, Defence Minister Davinić will give a lecture on new security challenges in the Balkans.
Defence Minister Seppo Kääriäinen visits Eritrea and Ethiopia on 22-26 October 2004 to familiarize himself with the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, UNMEE.
Defence Minister Seppo Kääriäinen has written a column titled "The sore points of the white paper" on the government's newly published report "Finnish Security and Defence Policy 2004".
Defence Minister Seppo Kääriäinen will travel to Denmark on 22-23 September 2004 in order to attend the meeting of Nordic defence ministers in Sønderborg.
Defence Minister Seppo Kääriäinen will attend an informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers on 16-17 September in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.