The US Senate approved the ratification of the protocols on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO
US Senate approved the resolution on the ratification of the protocols on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO. Writes about it TASS with reference to the voting results.
Thus, the United States was included in the list of more than 20 countries whose legislature ratified documents on NATO expansion. Finland and Sweden abandoned their longstanding neutrality and asked for alliance membership shortly after the start of Russia’s military operation in Ukraine.
Documents on the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO were previously approved by the legislative bodies of 20 of the 30 member states of the alliance. July 21 agreement on the admission of countries to NATO membership ratified Belgium. Both countries requested NATO membership after the start of a military special operation in Ukraine.
On June 29, NATO leaders at a summit in Brussels formally invited the two states to join the alliance.