Putin sees any end of Finnish military neutrality as 'mistake' – Kremlin

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin. (File photo: AFP)
Moscow, Russia  — Russia's President Vladimir Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto on Saturday that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake", the Kremlin said.اضافة اعلان

"Putin stressed that the end of the traditional policy of military neutrality would be a mistake since there is no threat to Finland's security," the Kremlin said in a statement ahead of Helsinki's expected announcement of its NATO membership bid on Sunday. 

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