ECHR rules not to revise its judgement on Beslan hostage taking caseWorld September 19, 19:18
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
Zapad-2017 exercise puts Russian army’s "nervous system" to testMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:33
Ukrainian conflict led to spike in hate speech, Russophobia — Council of EuropeWorld September 19, 17:00
Russian regions contribute scores of natural stones for memorial to Gulag victimsSociety & Culture September 19, 16:45
Warsaw police hunting vandals who desecrated Soviet military cemeteryWorld September 19, 16:39
Donbass truce first step towards lifting anti-Russian sanctions — German top diplomatWorld September 19, 16:36
Moscow court arrests man suspected of stabbing hiker to deathSociety & Culture September 19, 16:34
ST. PETERSBURG, January 29 /TASS/. Finland is holding no official discussions and has made no decisions on joining NATO, Russia’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov said on Friday.
"As far as I know, there have been no official debates [on Finland’s accession to NATO]. A public discussion is under way [in Finland]," Titov told journalists. "We know that some kind of reports are in the making for future discussions. But no decisions on the matter have been made. There have even been some statements that the incumbent government will not pass any decisions on this subject," Titov said.
He admitted that a media reports that Finland has started an official discussion of prospects of NATO membership was new to him.