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Published on 11 May 2022 10:50PM ·
The UK’s Boris Johnson signs a mutual defence pact with Sweden’s Magdalena Anderssen in Stockholm today. – EPA pic, May 11, 2022.
WARY of provoking Russia’s ire over possible Nato bids, Finland and Sweden have spent recent weeks seeking assurances from Nato members that they would be protected while awaiting full membership.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has swung opinion in Finland and Sweden in favour of membership of the Western military alliance, after decades of military non-alignment.
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