Finland’s NATO Membership Statement
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said that they want to join NATO at the same time as Sweden and that this is in Turkey’s hands.
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö met with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Norwegian Prime Minister Gahr Store in Harpsund, Sweden. The leaders held a press conference after the meeting.
Sauli Niinistö, “Finland’s NATO membership process with Sweden continues. We want to join NATO together with Sweden. But we can’t do anything about it. Turkey has approval, I don’t know what Turkey is thinking right now.” said.
Swedish Prime Minister Kristersson stated that NATO talks with Turkey continue and said, “The Scandinavian region has its own conditions. The cooperation between us will add depth to NATO. When Sweden and Finland become members of NATO, our region will be in the northernmost part of NATO. Negotiations with Turkey, NATO membership continue. it does.” said.
Norwegian Prime Minister Gahr Store, on the other hand, stated that Finland and Sweden support NATO membership and that these countries will add strength to NATO.
“Russia has become increasingly unpredictable. From Russia to the Scandinavian countries, many different and dangerous methods are used, such as cyber warfare and hybrid warfare. When we think about it, it is important that Sweden and Finland join NATO.” The mall. aforementioned.