Latest "finland" stories
Switzerland, Finland and Sweden are considering joining the U.S. National Guard’s security partnership program, Gen. Dan Hokanson said.
By Tara Copp, AP
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held nonaligned status and apply to join NATO. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had blocked the move, insisting the Nordic pair change their stance on Kurdish rebel groups that Turkey considers terrorists.
By Jill Lawless and Joseph Wilson, AP
The NATO exercise BALTOPS – to be held on the Baltic Sea next week – is the latest showing of unity and military strength as Sweden and Finland trade neutrality for NATO’s embrace in the wake of Russia’s three-month-old invasion of Ukraine.
By Joe Gould