(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
French President Emmanuel Macron signed protocols on NATO
accession for Finland and Sweden, Trend reports citing TASS .
'This sovereign choice by Finland and Sweden will strengthen
their security in the face of the existing threat in their
immediate vicinity and will make a significant contribution to the
collective position and our European security,' the press service
of the French leader's administration was quoted as saying.
On August 3, the National Assembly (lower house of parliament)
of France ratified the protocol on the accession of Finland and
Sweden to NATO. The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO must be
ratified by all members of the bloc. To date, more than 20 of the
30 countries that make up the alliance have done that.
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