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Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed the US ratification of bids by Finland and Sweden to enter the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), taking one step closer in response to Russia's special military operation in Ukraine.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [US], August 4 (ANI): Amid threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin that Sweden and Finland would face unspecified retaliation should they join NATO, US Senate on Wednesday (local time) approved the applications of both countries to join the alliance.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Ankara [Turkey], July 7 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Wednesday renewed its extradition requests for "terror suspects" with Finland and Sweden, following a deal it made with the Nordic countries for their NATO bid.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Moscow [Russia], May 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Finland, Sweden and Turkey had "good" negotiations on NATO bids of Nordic countries, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said on Friday.
Moscow [Russia], May 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Ambassador-at-large for Arctic Cooperation Nikolay Korchunov told Sputnik on Sunday that the Arctic region has turned into an international theater of military operations since Finland and Sweden applied for NATO membership.
Nicosia [Cyprus] May 22 (ANI): Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, acting on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's orders, spoiled at least temporarily what would have been the biggest historic shift in European security in decades, by blocking last Wednesday the start of NATO membership
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he will work with Finland and Sweden to remain vigilant against any threats to their security as NATO is considering their membership bids.
Berlin [Germany], May 15 (ANI): NATO Foreign Ministers met in Berlin on Sunday to discuss the possible membership application of Finland and Sweden as well as to reaffirm NATO's support for Ukraine in the wake of Russia's invasion.
Helsinki [Finland], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Sunday that he was confused with Ankara's reaction to Helsinki's intention to apply for NATO membership since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured him of supporting Finland's accession to NATO in a t
Helsinki [Finland], May 15 (ANI): Finland on Sunday announced that the country has agreed to join the alliance, a decision that is likely to perturb Russia, at a time when the Ukraine conflict is going on for over two months and resulted in significant losses on both sides.
Berlin [Germany], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): NATO will fast-track membership applications of Sweden and Finland if they want to join the alliance, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Sunday.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Nicosia [Cyprus], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Saturday that Turkey would likely block the republic's accession to NATO.