Interior Minister Mikkonen fainted in the middle of a press conference

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Interior Minister Krista Mikkonen's legs gave out when government representatives held a press conference regarding the damage to the Nord Stream gas pipelines. An incident took place at the press conference on Wednesday, when Interior Minister Krista Mikkonen fainted. IL-TVlauri.nurmi@iltalehti.fiYesterday at 20:33 (edited yesterday at 21:30)

Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen (green) was stunned during the press conference about the damage to the Nord Stream gas pipelines on Wednesday evening.

Iltalehti's political editor Lauri Nurmi was asking a question to Prime Minister Sanna Marin (sd) when Mikkonen started to feel unwell.< /p>

– A question for Prime Minister Marin. Is the Finnish government committed, even in this situation, to continue supporting and arming Ukraine. Excuse me, should I, Nurme's question was interrupted.

Next, the live broadcast moved to Mikkone, who was being lifted on the floor by two people and dragged away from the event. The soundtrack says that “you could bring some water”.

– Yes, it's definitely a long meeting and water is needed, the following is said into the microphone.

– Yes, we have had a long day behind us, Prime Minister Sanna Marin adds.

Mikkonen's special assistant commented to Nurme on the spot that according to initial information, Mikkonen is doing relatively well, but his condition is being monitored. Mikkonen himself commented on the matter on Twitter a little before 9:00 p.m.

– I had to leave the Government Council briefing due to fainting. Now I'm fine, he writes in his tweet.

If the tweet is not visible, you can view it from this link.

Government on the Nord Stream explosions: Behind a “state actor” – No to Finland faces a military threat 28.9. 22:08 German newspaper: Nord Stream gas pipelines may be unusable 28.9. 17:45 The UN Security Council will meet at the invitation of Russia on Friday – the reason is the Nord Stream explosions on September 28. 18:57 There is no panic on the gas market despite the explosions in the Baltic Sea 28.9. 20:28 President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö to IL about the gas pipeline explosion: “Security threats are expanding” 28.9. 17:56

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