Ukraine news live: Russia has lost ‘one third’ of ground forces, says UK MoD, as large convoy of refugees leaves besieged city | World News

Nwafo avatar
Editor May 15, 2022
Updated 2022/05/15 at 8:38 AM

[ad_1]

Sweden due to announce if it is applying to join NATO – as Germany says it has taken steps to speed up process

Officials in Sweden are expected to announce a decision later on whether to apply to join NATO.

The military alliance means its members will defend each other if any one of them is attacked.

Russia sees the expansion of the organisation as a threat – but other countries, including Finland, have been looking at signing up since Moscow decided to invade Ukraine.

Earlier today, Germany’s foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock,  said the country has taken all
preparations for a quick ratification process should Finland and
Sweden decide to apply for NATO membership. 

She was speaking to reporters during the second day of talks with her
NATO counterparts in Berlin. 

She added that ministers had agreed at
a dinner on Saturday that there should not be a grey zone between
the time Sweden and Finland apply and the time they join. 

[ad_2]

Source link

Leave your vote

About the author: Nwafo
Tell us something about yourself.
TAGGED:
Share this Article
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.