NATO Would Discuss The Prospect Of Finland and Sweden’s Accession

According to Reuters on Apr 7th, a senior US State Department official revealed that the prospect of Finland and Sweden’s accession to NATO was part of the discussion between foreign ministers of the military alliance in Brussels this week.

The report also mentioned that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompted the two Nordic countries to consider joining the US-led alliance. In this regard, the US official said the alliance’s open door remained open and there was discussion about that potential candidacy.

Since the Russia aggression the public opinion polls carried out by Finnish media outlets have demonstrated a swift U-turn with the majority of Finns in favor of accession to NATO.Finnish foreign minister Pekka Haavisto said Finland would clarify next steps in the coming weeks with regard to a possible decision to seek NATO membership. In the meantime, he said Finland firmly supported Ukraine in its efforts to defend freedom and democracy. Nevertheless, Kremlin spokesman threatened to rebalance the situation with its own measures if Finland and Sweden joined NATO.

Finland announced a Russian aircraft had violated the country’s airspace while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was speaking to the Finnish Parliament.Finland announced a Russian aircraft had violated the country’s airspace while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was speaking to the Finnish Parliament.Finland announced a Russian aircraft had violated the country’s airspace while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was speaking to the Finnish Parliament.

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