The Permanent Joint Mechanism between Türkiye, Finland and Sweden met in Finland

In the Trilateral Memorandum signed in Madrid in June 2022, Türkiye, Finland and Sweden agreed on establishing a Permanent Joint Mechanism to follow up on the implementation of the Memorandum and to enhance cooperation on common security.

Representatives from Türkiye, Finland and Sweden around a meeting table.

Finland hosted the first meeting of the Permanent Joint Mechanism at Königstedt Manor in Vantaa, Finland on 26 August, with the participation of experts from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Interior, Justice and Defense, from the Presidential and Prime Ministerial Administrations, as well as Intelligence Services.

The participants discussed the concrete steps to implement the Trilateral Memorandum and agreed that the Mechanism will continue to meet at the expert level during the autumn.


  • Päivi Kairamo, Ambassador for Counterterrorism Cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, tel. +358 295 350 186, 
  • Interview requests: Media coordination, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, tel. +358 40 5516571,
  • Photo from the meeting available at the Ministry's media bank.(Link to another website.)