Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Marin of Finland and Prime Minister Kristersson of Sweden
Vice President Kamala Harris met with Prime Minister Sanna Marin of Finland and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson of Sweden in Munich, Germany on February 18. Vice President Harris and Prime Ministers Marin and Kristersson discussed the close bonds and cooperation between the United States and Finland and Sweden. The Vice President reiterated the U.S. commitment to welcoming Sweden and Finland into the NATO Alliance and to working with both countries to remain vigilant against any threats to our shared security, and to deter and confront aggression or threat of aggression. The Vice President and the two Prime Ministers discussed next steps in our response to Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, the importance of upholding the international rules-based order and other regional and global issues.