British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit Sweden and Finland tomorrow as he considers joining NATO.
England Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reportedly visit Sweden and Finland tomorrow, which are considering joining NATO following Russia’s attacks on Ukraine. Johnson’s visit was not only about Ukraine, but also about Europe’s security, Johnson’s spokesman said in a statement. “We support the democratic capacity of countries to make decisions on issues such as NATO membership. We understand the positions of Sweden and Finland, and therefore the Prime Minister will address broader security issues.”
The Defence Committee of Finland presented its
report on NATO membership to the government. Petteri Orpon, chairman of finland’s Defence Committee, said in a statement that the country is good for defence but not enough against the Russian threat, adding that “nato membership is the best solution to guarantee the country’s security in the future”.
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö is expected to announce a decision on Finland’s membership in NATO on May 12th.
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson met in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 13th to discuss NATO membership. The Finnish government submitted to parliament on April 13th an analysis of the so-called “white book” of changes in the country’s security strategy following russia’s attack on Ukraine