The Office of the President of Finland announced that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskii arrived on a surprise visit to Helsinki, where the Prime Ministers of the Nordic countries are meeting.
At the meeting between Niinist and Zelenskii, the defense of Ukraine and Finland's support, the countries' bilateral relations and the global geopolitical situation will be discussed, among other things. A joint press conference will be held at the end of the meeting.
According to Yle, Zelenskii's plane landed at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport shortly before half past one and the motorcade started moving towards the center of Helsinki.
Helsinki police asked drivers to avoid the city center. According to Ilta-Sanomat newspaper, six helicopters are on guard over Helsinki.