NATO formally launches membership process for Sweden and Finland

NATO formally launches membership process for Sweden and Finland

MISE À DAY

NATO leaders formally launched on Wednesday, at their summit in Madrid, the process of joining Sweden and Finland, made possible by the lifting of the Turkish veto on Tuesday evening.< /strong> 

“We have decided today to invite Finland and Sweden to become members of NATO and have decided to sign the protocols of accession,” said the Alliance leaders in a joint statement.

More details to come.