Finland gained permanent membership in NATO, Accession Ceremony held in Brussels
Diplomat Times(Brussels)- This is great news, Secretary Blinken tweeted.
Today, we are honored to welcome Finland as NATO,s 31st Ally. I can actually then hand over to you, Minister Haavisto, the formal invitation on behalf of all the Allies for the Republic of Finland to accede to the North Atlantic Treaty.
Today, we are honored to welcome Finland as @NATO’s 31st Ally. Finland’s membership strengthens our collective defense and enhances our ability to respond to security challenges in the region. pic.twitter.com/k2K1metfT2
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) April 4, 2023
Secretary General of NATO
Secretary General Stoltenberg Thanked And said then we welcome Finland to the Alliance, and we also appreciate that you have agreed also to invite Sweden. So this ends this moment, and then we will continue outside the building in just a moment. So thank you so much.