(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The main reason for Finland's aspiration to join NATO was the
alleged nuclear threats from Russia, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka
Haavisto told the Kyodo news agency in an interview published on
Sunday, trend reports citing tass .
'The bid to join NATO was caused mainly by Russia's nuclear
threats,' he said.
Finland had to think about 'how to react' and 'where to get
support' in the event of a nuclear and chemical weapons threat,
which was a fundamental factor in the decision to join NATO.
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