Finnish Foreign Minister signs document on joining NATO

Pekka Haavisto, the Foreign Minister of Finland, has signed the document that joins his country to NATO, Yle reports.

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Jens Stoltenberg, NATO General Secretary, announced that Finland would officially join NATO yesterday, a newsperson for Novaya Gazeta Europe reported.

Turkey’s president Recep Erdoğan approved the Turkish parliament’s decision on ratifying Finland’s NATO membership bid in late March. Turkey was the last member of the alliance to do so.

Sauli Niinistö, the President of Finland, signed laws on Finland joining NATO on 23 March. “We have seen sincere and decisive steps from Helsinki. We have decided to start the process of ratifying Finland’s application to join NATO in Parliament,” Turkish president Recep Erdoğan said.

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