President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin said today, May 12, that the country “must” submit its NATO application as soon as possible. They also stated that the necessary steps to bring it closer to the alliance would be taken within days.
“Finland must apply for Nato membership as soon as possible,” the leaders said.
“We hope that the remaining national steps required to make this decision will be taken quickly in the coming days.”
More to follow.