The turning points in the history of the Finnish Embassy in Belgrade
The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians declared independence under the Kingdom of Serbs 1 December 1918.
The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians recognized Finland 27 July 1922.
The name of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians was changed to Yugoslavia in 1929 and in the same year Finland and the Kingdom of Yugoslavia established diplomatic relations.
Yugoslavia terminated diplomatic relations 24 August / 2 September 1941 to object Finland´s recognition of the independence of Croatia.
Diplomatic relations of Finland and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia were re-established 1 April 1948.
Finland recognized the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as one of the successor countries of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 22 April 1996.
After the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ratified the constitution of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro 4 February 2003, the name of the country was changed to the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
After Montenegro became independent 5 June 2006, Serbia declared itself as the successor state of Serbia and Montenegro.