Finland, Sweden apply for NATO membership

The decision by the Nordic countries was sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.  By Erin Viner "I warmly welcome requests by Finland and Sweden to join NATO. You are our…

Finland to join NATO, condemns Russia

The major policy shift was triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. By Erin Viner "Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay," Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna…

Finland to buy Israeli defense systems

Helsinki has narrowed its preference of a list of international developers of anti-aircraft equipment to one of two Israeli companies. By Erin Viner The Nordic country issued bids for the…

Iran Warns U.S. not to Detain Grace 1 Oil Tanker

The Islamic Republic’s Foreign Ministry has conveyed “warnings to U.S. officials” not to apprehend its Grace 1 oil tanker, which was released on Sunday, after Gibraltar authorities rejected a U.S.…

Israel and Finland collaborate on digital health

The Israel Innovation Authority and Israel-Europe R&D Directorate (ISERD) launched a key collaboration between Israel and Finland in the arena of digital health with an event at the Finnish Embassy…