Finnish soldiers next to a tank in March during a military exercise in Norway gathering around 30,000 troops from Nato member countries, plus Finland and Sweden, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
Finnish soldiers next to a tank in March during a military exercise in Norway gathering around 30,000 troops from Nato member countries, plus Finland and Sweden, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
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Ukraine war: Finland ‘highly likely’ to apply for Nato membership, says minister

  • Finland’s European Affairs Minister Tytti Tuppurainen says nation’s people seem to have ‘already made up their mind’, but no formal decision yet
  • Her words come hours after Russia warned of unspecified ‘consequences’ should Finland and Sweden join the military alliance of 30 states

Finnish soldiers next to a tank in March during a military exercise in Norway gathering around 30,000 troops from Nato member countries, plus Finland and Sweden, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
Finnish soldiers next to a tank in March during a military exercise in Norway gathering around 30,000 troops from Nato member countries, plus Finland and Sweden, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
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