In 1949, the primary aim of the creation of NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, was to have a pact of mutual assistance in response to the threat from the Soviet Union. The principle of collective defense is at the heart of NATO´s founding treaty binding together its 30 member countries.Add your comment!
NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has said that Sweden and Finland's applications to join the alliance will be fast-tracked. Explaining the decision behind her country's intention to become a member, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said abandoning decades of political neutrality was a direct result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Add your comment!
Finland Sunday confirmed it would apply for membership to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), thus changing the geopolitical scenario in Europe less than three months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.Add your comment!
Finland and Sweden allegedly are determined to become full members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, dropping decades of full or observant neutrality regarding the powerful neighbor Russia and its current leader Vladimir Putin.Add your comment!
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday voiced his opposition to admitting Finland and Sweden into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).Add your comment!
A new joint declaration between the UK and Norway has been signed, stating the countries will work together to boost security, sustainability and prosperity in Europe and beyond.Add your comment!
The Government of Finland Thursday confirmed its country's intention to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced Thursday.Add your comment!
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday signed defense deals with Sweden and Finland committing UK aid, including military support, in the event of an attack. Johnson made the pledge during a brief tour to the two Nordic nations, where he met first Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at her official countryside residence; then Finnish President Sauli Niinistö in Helsinki.1 comment
UK defense authorities Friday confirmed they were deploying some 8,000 of its troops to continental Europe between April and June from Finland to North Macedonia in what is regarded as the largest movement of military resources since the Cold War.
The number of NATO nations meeting or exceeding the alliance's spending target has continued to fall, according to the latest official estimates. The UK is one of only eight nations out of 30 believed to be hitting the target and remains fourth in the list of proportional spending.