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Russia has issued a recent cautionary message to Finland and Sweden regarding their potential accession to NATO, as both nations inch closer towards becoming members of the military alliance, Your Content has learned.
A recent poll indicates a significant shift in public opinion, with 57% of Swedes now expressing their desire to join NATO.
This figure marks a noteworthy increase from a slim majority of 51% recorded in March. Meanwhile, Finnish Members of Parliament have initiated debates today to deliberate on the prospect of applying for NATO membership.
The reconsideration of security arrangements by both countries comes in the aftermath of Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine.
As leaders from Sweden and Finland have openly acknowledged the serious contemplation of NATO membership, tensions between Russia and these Nordic nations have escalated, prompting Russia’s latest warning, according to CNBC.