Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application

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Sweden and Finland stayed out of NATO during the Cold War. Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its invasion of Ukraine have led the countries to rethink their security policies. Both countries are concerned they would be vulnerable during an application process, which could take up to a year to be approved.
16 days ago·Stockholm, Sweden

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Sweden has received assurances from the United States that it would receive support during the period a potential application to join NATO is processed by the 30 nations in the alliance, Foreign Minister Ann Linde said in Washington on Wednesday.

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Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application

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Ukraine Latest: U.S. Gives Sweden, Finland Security Assurances

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