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NATO does not plan nuclear arms or bases in Finland, PM tells paper

Metro USA 19 May 2022
“There isn’t even interest (within NATO) to put nuclear weapons or bases in Finland,” Marin told daily Corriere della Sera, her office said ... Marin also said the question of NATO deploying nuclear weapons or opening bases in Finland was not part of Helsinki’s membership negotiations with the Western military alliance.

Biden welcomes Finland's president and Sweden's prime minister to the White House after Turkish president ...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2022
officials have called it a 'watershed' moment in history as Finland and Sweden drop their policy of neutrality to join the Western military alliance ... President Joe Biden, Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finland's President Sauli Niinisto walk along the Colonnade to the Oval Office at the White House, in Washington,.

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 85

Al Jazeera 19 May 2022
Other countries may be dragged directly into the war if it continues affecting states bordering Russia, the head of Ukraine’s president’s office Andriy Yermak said ... US Pentagon officials are discussing with Sweden and Finland their security needs for NATO membership, AP reported.

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, May 18, 2022

The White House 19 May 2022
Today, Finland and Sweden submitted their applications for NATO membership ... Tomorrow morning, the President will welcome the President of Finland and the Prime Minister of Sweden to the White House to coordinate on the path forward ... That is a principle that President Biden has believed since long before he occupied the Oval Office.

Axon and Fūsus Partner to Provide Enhanced Real-Time Community Policing Solutions

Longview News-Journal 19 May 2022
In addition, video and officer location captured by Axon Body 3 and Fleet 3 cameras will be available in Fūsus' RTC3 Real-Time Crime Center via their cloud interfaces ... and global software engineering hub in Seattle, Wash., as well as additional offices in Australia, Canada, Finland, Vietnam, the UK and the Netherlands.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Sanna Marin of Finland (Office of the Prime Minister of Canada)

Public Technologies 18 May 2022
Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, to express Canada's support for Finland's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Alliance. Prime Minister Trudeau welcomed Finland's decision to apply for NATO ...

Finland says it could fend off Russian aggression with or without NATO

Sandhills Express 18 May 2022
Finland seeks NATO membership as Russia wages war in Ukraine ... The Finnish president’s office said the leaders would “discuss, among other things, Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership, Russia’s warfare in Ukraine and the relationship of Europe and the United States in the changed security situation.”.

Canada offers strong support to Finland and Sweden

The Patriotic Vanguard 18 May 2022
PV Staff Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered what he called strong support to the decision of Finland and Sweden to pursue NATO membership in a statement from his office in Ottawa today ...Canada strongly supports Finland and Sweden's decision to pursue NATO membership.

Germany: 'Restriction may then also seem logical' - Gov spox on Schroder privilege cuts

Ruptly 18 May 2022
Government spokespersons commented in Berlin on the take-back of the office and its staff from former Chancellor Gerhard Schroder and the NATO membership application of Sweden and Finland on Wednesday ... to pass a resolution to revoke Schroder's office this week.

Erdogan says Swedish, Finnish delegations should not bother coming to Turkey

Yahoo Daily News 17 May 2022
The Swedish foreign office said earlier on Monday that senior representatives of Sweden and Finland plan to travel to Turkey for talks to address Ankara's objections ... Turkish state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Monday that Sweden and Finland had not granted approval for the repatriation of 33 people that Turkey requested.

Turkey slams Sweden, Finland for rejecting extradition requests

The Arab Weekly 17 May 2022
The Swedish foreign office said earlier on Monday that senior representatives of Sweden and Finland plan to travel to Turkey for talks to address Ankara’s objections ... Neither Sweden nor Finland has responded positively to Turkey's 33 extradition requests over the past five years, justice ministry sources told Turkish state news agency Anadolu.
photo: Creative Commons / FinnishGovernment
Fanni Uusitalo - Prime Minister's Office Pictured from left to right: Magdalena Andersson, Sanna Marin

Turkey confirms opposition to NATO membership for Sweden, Finland

Al Jazeera 17 May 2022
The Swedish foreign office said earlier on Monday that senior representatives of Sweden and Finland were planning to travel to Turkey for talks to address Ankara’s objections ... Ankara’s approval will be necessary for Finland and Sweden to be able to join NATO, as membership bids must be unanimously approved by the alliance’s 30 members.

McConnell: Finland, Sweden 'important additions' to NATO

Times Free Press 16 May 2022
Finland, Sweden 'important additions' to NATO ... The office of Finland's president, Sauli Niinisto, said the American lawmakers will meet with the president to discuss Finland's NATO membership, the Ukraine war and other issues. McConnell's office confirmed the visit.

From worms to war: The unlikely beginnings of NATO’s next top general

Politico 16 May 2022
But for a decorated combat vet and career Army officer, that’s where the usual story ends ... After graduating, he received his officer commission and joined the infantry, deploying to the first Gulf War and spending time in Italy and Germany ... The Yale degree would normally result in a fork in an Army officer’s career.

AP News Summary at 8:12 a.m. EDT

The Morganton News Herald 16 May 2022
In North Carolina, congressman Madison Cawthorn is trying to survive a Republican primary after a turbulent first term in office ... Next steps for Finland, Sweden on NATO membership. BRUSSELS (AP) — Finland and Sweden say they want to join NATO in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine ... Finland and Sweden are NATO’s closest partners.

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