23rd Oct 2016


Finnish president bemoans 'feeble' EU

The EU faces a series of difficulties that are "largely self inflicted", Finland's president Sauli Niinistoe has said. Speaking at an annual meeting of ambassadors and senior diplomats in Helsinki on Tuesday, he criticised the EU's "feeble approach" to the migration crisis and warned of a new banking crisis in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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