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Finland officially announces support for NATO membership

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Finland's President Sauli Niinisto confirmed on Sunday that his country would apply for membership of the NATO military alliance. Russia, which shares a long land border with Finland, has said it would be a mistake for Helsinki to join the transatlantic alliance. Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Thursday they both favoured NATO membership.
3 months ago·H K I, Finland

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Times of India

Five things to know about Finland and Sweden joining NATO

The two Nordic countries have expressed a desire to act in unison and submit their applications jointly, in a move seen as a deterrent against aggression from Russia.

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 India

Finnish President Confirms Country Will Apply to Join NATO

Sweden is also expected to follow suit as public support for membership has grown amid security concerns

3 months ago·India
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Reuters

Finnish president confirms country will apply to join NATO

Finland's President Sauli Niinisto confirmed on Sunday that his country would apply for membership of the NATO military alliance, in a historic policy shift prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Finland and Sweden confirm intention to join Nato

Announcements signify historic shift in policy in Nordic countries that will redraw Europe’s security map

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV News

Russian neighbour Finland announces it wants to join NATO as diplomats meet in Berlin

A senior NATO official said Sunday that Russia's military advance in Ukraine appears to be faltering and he expressed hope that Kyiv can win the war, as Russia's neighbour Finland announced it wants to join the Western military alliance.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

Russian neighbour Finland announces it wants to join NATO

Foreign ministers from NATO’s 30 member states are holding talks on May 15 in Berlin that are focused on the two Nordic countries’ membership bids

3 months ago·India
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