Finland inches closer to NATO with parliament supporting military alignment – National

Finland inches closer to NATO with parliament supporting military alignment – National

Finland inched closer to joining NATO on Wednesday after its major parliamentary groups expressed support for some form of a military alliance as a response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Finnish Parliament on Wednesday began debating the possibility of Finland, which shares a long border with Russia, joining NATO. Read more: Russia could move … Read more

Finland, Sweden mull NATO entry amid Russia’s war on Ukraine – National

Finland, Sweden mull NATO entry amid Russia’s war on Ukraine – National

Finland will take a decision about whether to apply to join the US-led NATO alliance in the next few weeks, Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Wednesday, underlining a shift in security perspectives since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Finland and fellow Nordic state and neighbor Sweden are close partners with NATO but have shied away … Read more