Washington [US]April 29 (ANI / Sputnik): The United States is awaiting formal decisions from Sweden and Finland on whether to join NATO in the preparations for an alliance summit in June, Foreign Minister Antony Blinken said on Thursday.
“It is under very active consideration by both countries. It is a NATO summit, as you know very well, going on soon, so I expect we will hear more about it at the time of the summit,” Blinken said in response. to a question on the subject during a hearing in Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.
The talk of Swedish and Finnish membership in NATO has increased since the start of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine in February. The conflict is likely to be the focus of the June summit, which will take place in Madrid. (ANI / Sputnik)