Finland and the United States have signed a declaration to cooperate in the field of defense development, Yle reported.
The document notes that the defense cooperation between Finland and the United States is one of the main factors of stability in the Baltic Sea region and in northern Europe.
“The US presence in the Baltic Sea region contributes to stability in the region,” the document stated.
According to the declaration, Finland and the United States will increase the number of joint exercises and trainings.
On Thursday evening, Finland recorded two cases of Russian aircraft supposedly violating its airspace.
Earlier, it was reported that Russia had redeployed two large- and medium-range S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to the Finnish border.