Klimpush-Tsintsadze discusses in Finland creation of center to counter hybrid attacks

Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze held meetings with State Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office of Finland Paula Lehtomäki, Deputy State Secretary of the Finnish Cabinet of Ministers for EU Affairs Jori Arvonen and Secretary General of the Security Committee of Finland Vesa Valtonen.

This has been reported by the Government’s portal.

Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze has informed the State Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office of Finland about the progress of Ukrainian reforms, in particular judicial, anti-corruption, banking and public administration reforms. The parties discussed the GDP growth by 2.2% in 2016, which gave a clear signal about the gradual recovery of the Ukrainian economy.

Separately, the parties discussed strengthening of Russian aggression in the east of Ukraine in recent months, in particular, the Russian attacks on Avdiivka.

At the meeting with Jori Arvonen, the parties spoke about creation in Finland of a center to counter hybrid attacks. 16 countries have already agreed to join the center, the headquarters of which will be located in Helsinki.


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