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Mattis Praises Finland's Contributions to Democracy, Global Security - Department of Defense

Mattis Praises Finland's Contributions to Democracy, Global Security - Department of Defense

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis applauded Finland’s contributions to democracy and global security today after meeting with the country’s most-senior government official. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Finland's President Sauli Niinistö speak to the media at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Nov. 6, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr Press Conference Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Finland's President Sauli Niinistö speak to the media at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Nov. 6, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr Download Image Image details page As part of his five-day trip to Europe , Mattis spoke today in Helsinki, after meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö. “My country highly values Finland's contribution to the global coalition to defeat [the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria],” ...

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