Finnish President urged not to provoke Russia

“The most important thing is that you [when & nbsp; interact] with & nbsp; Russians do not & nbsp; provoke them & nbsp; , & nbsp; & mdash; Niinistö turned to the & nbsp; West.

Speaking about the & nbsp; international political situation, he & nbsp; expressed the opinion that & nbsp; is now imbalanced in the & nbsp; security sphere.

'There used to be a balance of fear, now it is not. The & nbsp; armaments agreements of the & nbsp; 1970s reflected the need to find a balance. Right now, & nbsp; we only have fear & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; the leader of Finland believes.

He & nbsp; added that & nbsp; his country, as a neighbor of Russia, is attentive to the & nbsp; actions of the Russian army. Niinistö said that & nbsp; there is a Finnish proverb “ about & nbsp; that & nbsp; a Cossack takes everything that & nbsp; lies badly ''. According to & nbsp; his opinion, the state “ must be ready to take a firm stand '' on & nbsp; certain issues.

Life said that the & nbsp; leaders of Russia and & nbsp; Finland met in & nbsp; October. Then Vladimir Putin noted that & nbsp; the two countries in & nbsp; 2021 will overcome the damage to economic ties from the & nbsp; pandemic.