Finland: Russia freezes diplomatic accounts, MFA confirms

15:46 17 May Kyiv, Ukraine

The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Russia has frozen Finnish diplomatic accounts, according to Finnish media.

Helsingin Sanomat was the first to receive confirmation of the freezing of accounts from the Finnish Foreign Ministry.

In addition to the Finnish Embassy in Moscow, the country also has a Consulate General in St. Petersburg.

Finland has already established contact with the Russian authorities on this issue, the Foreign Ministry said.

Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed the seriousness of the situation and are investigating.