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Ranking Member Menendez Statement in Observance of Finland’s Independence Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement in observance of Finland’s Independence Day, December 6:

“I extend my best wishes to the Finnish people as you celebrate your Independence Day. The U.S. and Finland have a strong partnership based on shared values and ideals, as well as robust economic ties. I am especially proud of our history of working together to support democracy and human rights around the world, including in multilateral bodies. U.S.-Finland ties contribute to our countries’ shared prosperity and stability, and I look forward to continuing to work with the people and government of Finland to grow our relationship.”