Centre-right's Alexander Stubb wins close-fought Finnish presidential election

Alexander Stubb, the newly elected president of Finland, will replace retiring President Sauli Niinisto. He is pro-European and a strong supporter of Ukraine. Stubb will play a central role in defining Finland's Nato policies and will have overall foreign and security policy responsibilities. Finland joined Nato due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Feb 12, 2024 - 15:04
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Centre-right's Alexander Stubb wins close-fought Finnish presidential election
Alexander Stubb, the newly elected president of Finland, will replace retiring President Sauli Niinisto. He is pro-European and a strong supporter of Ukraine. Stubb will play a central role in defining Finland's Nato policies and will have overall foreign and security policy responsibilities. Finland joined Nato due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.