The governments of Finland and Sweden have officially moved to join the NATO alliance, with the two nations submitting their formal documentation to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg this morning.
Stoltenberg, in accepting the documents, called it a “historic” moment, adding “I warmly welcome the requests by Finland and Sweden to join NATO. You are our closest partners, and your membership in NATO would increase our shared security.” More
Meanwhile, Turkey’s ruler, Erdogen has vehemently stated his nation’s opposition to allow the two Nordic nations to join the alliance. Here