Blinken says he is confident that Sweden and Finland will soon join NATO


Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted his Swedish and Finnish counterparts at the State Department on Thursday, with the United States strongly supporting the two countries’ bid to join NATO in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. But despite recent proclamations of NATO unity with Russia, NATO member Turkey is still blocking Sweden and Finland from joining by not ratifying the required protocols. Cindy Saine, VOA’s senior diplomatic correspondent, reports.


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