Nordic Countries Finland and Sweden Jointly Submitted Application to Enter NATO

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Sweden and Finland, the Nordic countries jointly submitted their applications to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). The Prime Ministers of both countries announced their decision to submit their NATO bids together.

The Parliament in Finland received a vote of 188 out of 200 to approve the country's bid for NATO membership. The application was sent to the President for his assent. After he signed the application, it will be handed over to NATO's headquarters.

The President of the USA will have a discussion with the leaders of Finland, Sweden’s NATO applications, and European security, as well as strengthening our close partnerships across a range of global issues and support for Ukraine.

During the application process, Germany will increase its military cooperation with these two countries - Sweden and Finland - despite Russia’s warning.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed by signing the North Atlantic Treaty, on 4 April 1949. It is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 member states – 28 European states, the United States, and Canada. Its fundamental goal is to safeguard the Allies' freedom and security by political and military means. It is also called the ‘North Atlantic Alliance’.

 

   Important points for the exam:

  • The Nordic countries - Sweden and Finland - jointly submitted their applications to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).
  • The Parliament in Finland received a vote of 188 out of 200 to approve the country's bid for NATO membership. The application was sent to the President for his assent. After he signed the application, it will be handed over to NATO's Headquarters.
  • The President of the USA will have a discussion with the leaders of Finland, Sweden’s NATO applications, and European security, as well as strengthening our close partnerships across a range of global issues and support for Ukraine.
  • During the application process, Germany will increase its military cooperation with these two countries - Sweden and Finland - despite Russia’s warning.

   Facts to know:

  • Capital of Sweden: Stockholm.
  • Prime Minister of Sweden: Mr.Magdalena Andersson.
  • Capital of Finland: Helsinki.
  • Prime Minister of Finland: Ms.Sanna Marin.
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