Finnish Leaders Endorse NATO Membership

Finnish soldiers pictured during an exercise in early May 2022.
Credit: Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva/AFP/Getty Images
Finland’s prime minister and president have together said the Nordic country “must apply” for NATO membership “as a matter of urgency” to strengthen the country’s security. In a joint statement issued on May 12, Prime Minister Sanna Marin and President Sauli Niinisto said joining the alliance “would...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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