NATO EYES PROVIDING SECURITY ASSURANCES FOR FINLAND, SWEDEN DURING CANDIDACY PERIOD

NATO will look at providing security guarantees for Finland and Sweden during the interim period from their application for membership to accession, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday.

“Finland and Sweden are concerned about the interim period… we will try to speed up that process,” the NATO secretary general said.

“We will look into ways to provide security assurances including by increasing NATO presence in the region.”

Source: National News Agency