On Wednesday, NATO leaders will formally invite Finland and Sweden to join the alliance Wednesday. With Turkey dropping its objections, both countries should be able to join NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said.
Jens Stoltenberg said that “in light of recent developments in Turkey, our three countries signed a memorandum today addressing Turkey’s concerns, including around arms exports, and the fight against terrorism.”
“I am pleased to announce that we now have an agreement that paves the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Madrid.
We now have an agreement that paves the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO. I thank Presidents Erdogan and Niinisto and SwedishPM for the constructive spirit that made this historic decision possible, Jens Stoltenberg Tweeted.