The majority of Finns are prepared to step up defence spending in the next Parliament. More than one in four, or 27 per cent, of respondents to a survey by Helsingin Sanomat reported that they fully agree and nearly one in three, or 32 per cent, that they partly agree on stepping up defence spending over the next four years.
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Most Finns are ready to step up defence spending
A similar majority indicated that the next Parliament should consider granting an in-principle decision to replace the ageing fighter jets of the Finnish Air Force. The survey was carried out by TNS Gallup.