Biden welcomes Senate ratification of Finland and Sweden joining NATO

US President Joe Biden welcomed the Senate’s ratification of the accession protocols for Finland and Sweden to NATO, stressing his intention to sign both protocols.

“I look forward to signing the accession protocols for Finland and Sweden and welcome them,” Biden said in a statement released by the White House on Wednesday. “These are strong democracies with very capable military forces.” , in the ranks of the greatest defensive alliance in history.”

The President of the United States called the vote in the Senate “historic” and expressed gratitude to the members of the Senate.

“The United States remains committed to the security of Sweden and Finland … and we will continue to address any risks to our common security,” he stressed.

Source: RIA Novosti

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