Finnish Speaker Matti Vanhanen has written to László Kövér, President of the Hungarian Parliament, thanking him for ratifying Finland’s application to join NATO.
In the letter, he stressed that the “current critical geopolitical situation following Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine” had brought their countries closer than ever before and that NATO membership would further deepen the relationship between Finland and Hungary.
Vanhanen noted that they hope to continue their strong parliamentary cooperation and strengthen their partnership in all areas in the next parliamentary term.
Close relations and partnership between our parliaments and cooperation between Finnish and Hungarian parliamentarians in inter-parliamentary organizations will remain a top priority on the new parliament’s agenda,” said Vanhanen, referring to the upcoming Finnish general elections.
The Hungarian parliament has not scheduled a vote yet on the ratification of Sweden’s NATO bid.
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