Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on telegram
Share on whatsapp

Sweden Declares NATO Membership Bid Hours After Neighboring Finland

Sweden has formally decided to apply for NATO membership. The request to join the alliance marks a historic shift for the Scandinavian state.

The big news in Europe Sunday (May 15) was the president of Finland Sauli Niinisto along with Prime Minister Sanna Marin formally announcing the country is applying to NATO.

Niinisto had also phoned his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, who reportedly took the news “calmly” according to Helsinki’s description of the phone call. Putin only warned that it “could have a negative effect on Russia-Finland relations”—despite foreign ministry officials days ago issuing specific threats of “military and technical” retaliation.

On the same day a mere hours later, and as fully expected based on prior statements, Sweden’s ruling party formally affirmed Stockholm’s simultaneous application to NATO.

“Sweden’s ruling Social Democratic Party on Sunday said it was in favor of joining NATO, reversing its decades-long opposition and paving the way for the country to submit a membership application,” AFP reported.

    Fake 9/11: Eye opening videos

    General Wesley 9/11 ‘General Wesley Clark discusses the “Project For The New American Century”, which was written one year before 9/11. It mentioned needing a

    Who is pumping Ukraine with weapons

    Top donors of military support (over 30 billion euros in total): USA with €23.96bnBritain 2.38 billion eurosPoland 1.7 billion eurosGermany 1.39bn euros US: M777 howitzers

    Ukraine admits major defeat

    Zelensky’s adviser admits loss of Liman, major Ukrainian stronghold in Donbass Russian troops have taken over the town of Liman in the northern Donetsk region,

    Today’s Must-Reads – 25 May 2022

    Covid Nature – Multisystem involvement is common in post-COVID-19 syndrome. PubMed – Atomic force microscopy analysis of native infectious and inactivated SARS-CoV-2 virions. Independent – Fears of long-Covid

    Russia Moves to Withdraw From WHO, WTO

    Proposals for ending membership in the international organizations have been sent to the parliament RT – Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, is

    Biden seeks $33B for Ukraine

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has warned the West of a “lightning fast” response to any country that intervenes in its war against Ukraine war and

    Poland seizes Russian gas assets

    Energy producer Novatek has been ordered to hand over its transmission infrastructure to the country’s state-owned firms RT – Warsaw has obliged the Polish subsidiary

    Top 10 Stories of April 23, 2022

    Zelensky Says He’ll Meet the U.S. Secretary of State and Pentagon Chief in Kyiv Tomorrow — They will be the highest-ranking U.S. officials to visit

    Top 10 Stories of April 21, 2022

    Putin Says Mariupol is “Liberated,” Calls Off Assault on Steel Plant — Instead of the assault, Putin ordered the steel plant to be put under

    Would love your thoughts, please comment.x

    Get in Touch!

    Purpose of your Contact
    Where can i reach you?
    What would you like to discuss?

    Are you intending to visit the Lorphic marketing agency?