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Sweden will apply for NATO membership

Sweden will apply for NATO membership

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will formally apply for NATO membership in the next few days, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Monday, but its accession...
Nordic neighbors vow to help Finland and Sweden in case of attack

Nordic neighbors vow to help Finland and Sweden in case of attack

OSLO/COPENHAGEN — Norway, Denmark and Iceland in a joint statement on Monday said they stand ready to support NATO applicants Finland and Sweden in...
Sweden sets out benefits of NATO as membership bid looms, Turkey objects

Sweden sets out benefits of NATO as membership bid looms, Turkey objects

STOCKHOLM — Swedish membership of NATO would boost national security and help stabilize the Nordic and Baltic regions, Foreign Minister Ann Linde said on...
Explainer: Finland, Sweden weigh up pros and cons of NATO membership

Explainer: Finland, Sweden weigh up pros and cons of NATO membership

STOCKHOLM — Russia's invasion of Ukraine has pushed Finland and Sweden to the verge of applying for NATO membership. Finland, which shares a 1,300-kilometer (810-mile)...
Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats to decide on NATO on May 15

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats to decide on NATO on May 15

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's ruling Social Democrats will decide on May 15 whether to overturn decades of opposition to NATO membership, the party said on...
U.S. offers assurances to Sweden, Finland over NATO application

U.S. offers assurances to Sweden, Finland over NATO application

WASHINGTON — The United States is confident it can address any security concerns Sweden and Finland may have about the period of time after...
NATO chief says alliance will increase presence in Baltic sea if Sweden applies

NATO chief says alliance will increase presence in Baltic sea if Sweden applies

STOCKHOLM — NATO will increase its presence around Sweden's borders and in the Baltic sea while a potential application to join the alliance is...
Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application

Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application

STOCKHOLM — Sweden has received assurances from the United States that it would receive support during the period a potential application to join NATO...
Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats might speed up party’s NATO decision

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats might speed up party’s NATO decision

STOCKHOLM — The leadership of Sweden's ruling Social Democrats will hold an extra meeting on May 15 where they could decide if the party...
What you need to know about Finland and Sweden’s path to NATO membership

What you need to know about Finland and Sweden’s path to NATO membership

HELSINKI/STOCKHOLM — Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden have been considering applying for membership of the NATO military alliance, which would mark...