The Danish parliament approved the admission of Sweden and Finland to NATO unanimously on Tuesday. The resolution will allow the Danish government to accept the membership of both countries in the North Atlantic Alliance immediately after the conclusion of their accession negotiations.
“Denmark sends out a strong signal of solidarity with Nordic friends. I hope that it will inspire other allies to act quickly “- stressed the head of Danish diplomacy Jeppe Kofod after the vote.
As explained by the Folketing (parliament) office, parliamentarians usually consent to the admission of new countries to FOR THIS after the accession protocols have been signed by the candidate countries.
Finland and Sweden want to join NATO
Proper negotiation Sweden and Finland with NATO have still not started amid objections from the authorities Turkeywhich accused Stockholm and Helsinki of supporting Kurdish terrorist organizations. Diplomatic talks are underway on this matter. Sweden and Finland May 18 applied in Brussels to join NATO. Their admission to the Alliance will have to be ratified by the national parliaments of 30 member states.
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