Home Business News ‘Sweden to join NATO in June this year’ in response to Putin’s aggression in Ukraine with Russia warning it ‘will not bring stability’

‘Sweden to join NATO in June this year’ in response to Putin’s aggression in Ukraine with Russia warning it ‘will not bring stability’

by LLB political Reporter
13th Apr 22 12:15 pm

The Swedish Prime Minister and leaders in Stockholm have said Sweden will “join NATO in June this year” in response to Russian aggression against Ukraine.

A senior US official said this week that Vladimir Putin has made a “major strategic blunder” as he has pushed countries to join NATO amid his aggression.

Read more on Finland and Sweden:

Finland under threat as Putin moves thousands of troops and missile systems to Finnish border

Finland and Sweden could join NATO this summer with the Kremlin warning of ‘military and political consequences’

Finland and Sweden could be set to join NATO within weeks and the Kremlin warns they will ‘rebalance the situation’

Kremlin warns Finland over the ‘destruction of their country’ as they are to clarify joining NATO next week

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and other party leaders have decided their ‘goal is for Sweden to join NATO in June this year’, the SVD outlet reported.

An official told The Times this week that discussions for both Finland and Sweden has been a “topic of conversation and multiple sessions” involving NATO leaders.

Opinion polls in Finland shows that 84% of Finns view Russia as a “significant military threat” since Putin invaded Ukraine on 24 February.

On Monday, Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said, “We have repeatedly said that the alliance remains a tool geared towards confrontation and its further expansion will not bring stability to the European continent.”

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin said that membership for NATO will be discussed in “the coming weeks” and a lot of Finns support joining the Alliance.

Last week Alexander Stubb, the former Prime Minister of Finland warned, “The Finns think that if Putin can slaughter his sisters, brothers and cousins in Ukraine, as he is doing now, then there is nothing stopping him from doing it in Finland.”

“We simply don’t want to be left alone again,”he added, in reference to the Soviet-Finnish Winter War which lasted from November 1939 to March 1940.

Leave a Commment

You may also like

CLOSE AD

Sign up to our daily news alerts

[ms-form id=1]