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The U.S. senator said that the country will approve Sweden’s application to NATO by August
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The U.S. senator said that the country will approve Sweden’s application to NATO by August

The leader of the Republican minority in the Senate of Congress, Mitch McConnell, noted that “the States should be first in line to ratify the treaty” so that Finland and Sweden could join NATO, as these countries “will contribute to the military and strategic power” of the alliance. The U.S. will be able to ratify...
Sweden has officially decided to apply for membership in NATO
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Sweden has officially decided to apply for membership in NATO

Sweden has officially decided to apply for membership in NATO, follows from the statement of the ruling Social Democratic Party. “At its meeting today, May 15, 2022, the board of the Party of Social Democrats decided that the party will work to ensure that Sweden applies for membership in NATO,” the official statement says. At...
Blinken and Stoltenberg discussed Ukraine’s support and NATO’s defense potential
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Blinken and Stoltenberg discussed Ukraine’s support and NATO’s defense potential

The sides noted “the importance of maintaining NATO’s powerful deterrence and defense capabilities.” The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Saturday discussed by phone the provision of assistance to Ukraine and the maintenance of the defense potential of the North Atlantic Alliance, as well as its strategic concept....
Turkish President disapproves of Sweden and Finland joining NATO
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Turkish President disapproves of Sweden and Finland joining NATO

Recep Erdogan has made it clear that he does not like Sweden’s political support for Kurdish separatists declared terrorists in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Erdogan said on Friday that his country is “unfavorably” considering the possible accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO. Political analysts in various countries regarded this statement as a sign that...
Russia launched missile strikes on a shopping center and warehouse in Odessa
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Russia launched missile strikes on a shopping center and warehouse in Odessa

The Ukrainian military reported the dead and wounded. The Ukrainian military said that Russian forces fired seven rockets from the air at Odessa, striking a shopping center and a warehouse. According to them, one person was killed and five were injured. “In search of strategic targets, outdated missiles managed to hit an “extremely dangerous” shopping...
The Defense Ministers of the United States and Ukraine discussed the supply of American weapons to Kyiv
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The Defense Ministers of the United States and Ukraine discussed the supply of American weapons to Kyiv

The head of the Pentagon stressed the U.S. commitment to strengthening the security of Ukraine. The heads of the defense departments of the United States and Ukraine, Lloyd Austin and Oleksii Reznikov, talked on the phone, discussing the growing needs of the armed forces of Ukraine. The head of the Pentagon, in particular, noted the...
Linda Thomas-Greenfield: Putin failed to defeat Ukraine by May 9
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Linda Thomas-Greenfield: Putin failed to defeat Ukraine by May 9

The U.S. ambassador to the UN said that Russia is becoming a rogue state all over the world. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and other officials recently warned that Russian attacks could intensify before Victory Day. The authorities of some Ukrainian cities have imposed a curfew or warned people against holding public events. It was expected...