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Tarja Halonen

Ahtisaari supported the entry into the European Union, and, in a 1994 referendum, 56 percent of Finnish voters were in favour of accession. Negotiated, along with Viktor Chernomyrdin, the end of fighting in Kosovo in 1999 directed by Slobodan Milo evi?. Often encountered resistance from the Finnish Parliament, which preferred a more cautious foreign policy. […]