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Parliament debated the future of Nordic cooperation

Published 3/24/2022 10:00 AM
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Parliament debated the future of Nordic cooperation

​In its plenary session on 23 March, Parliament debated the future of Nordic cooperation. The debate was opened by MP Erkki Tuomioja (Social Democratic Parliamentary Group), President of the Nordic Council during the Finnish Presidency of the Nordic Council. 

The debate took place on the 60th anniversary of the Helsinki Treaty which is an important aspect of Nordic cooperation. The cooperation agreement between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden was signed on 23 March 1962 which is celebrated on the occasion of the Nordic Day.

The Speakers of Nordic parliaments also held a remote meeting​​ on the same day. The Speakers discussed the Russian attack on Ukraine and Nordic cooperation after the pandemic.

The Finnish Presidency Programme for the Nordic ​​Council 

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