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US President Joe Biden will sign the protocols for the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO on August 9.

This is stated in the work schedule of the American leader, distributed by the White House, AP reported.

According to the schedule, Biden will give a speech on Tuesday and sign the ratification documents of the protocols for the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO.

The US Senate approved the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO

The start of the ceremony is scheduled for 21:00 Bulgarian time.

Earlier, US President Joe Biden thanked the Senate for passing the resolution to ratify the protocols for the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO and said he "looks forward" to signing the document.

He also called the vote on the document "historic", stressing that the decision "sends an important signal" about the US commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Biden also noted that it was the "fastest" ratification process for a NATO protocol in the Senate since 1981.

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