NATO to sign accession protocols for Sweden and Finland Despite the deal in NATO, parliamentary approval in Turkey can still pose problems for final inclusion as members.
NATO formally invites Finland and Sweden to join the alliance.
The move comes after Turkey dropped its objections and underscores how the war in Ukraine has backfired for President Vladimir V. Putin, subverting Russian efforts to weaken NATO.
In Blow to Putin, Turkey Won’t Bar Sweden and Finland From NATO
The change was a victory for President Biden and a setback to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who had justified the Ukraine invasion as a warning against NATO’s expansion.
Sweden and Finland are set to join NATO. What happens next?
Sweden and Finland are set formally to end decades of neutrality and join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in a historic breakthrough for the alliance that deals a blow to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Turkish president lifts previous objections in Nato talks