The United States will work with Finland and Sweden in the event of "threats of aggression" while the two countries's NATO membership is currently being considered, said Joe Biden.

The US president said he "strongly supports" the Nordic countries' membership in NATO and said that their acceptance would "benefit" the entire military alliance.

"Finland and Sweden have long been stable partners of the United States.

"By joining NATO, they will further strengthen our defense cooperation and in this way everyone will benefit," he said.

The US will continue its "strong activity and presence" in the Baltic Sea region, Biden added, reports

theguardian

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"While their applications for NATO membership are being considered, the United States will work with Finland and Sweden to remain vigilant against any threat to our common security and to prevent and counter any aggression," he said. American state.

Otherwise, Biden will host tomorrow (Thursday) his Finnish counterpart, Sauli Niiniston, and the Prime Minister of Sweden, Magdalena Andersson, at the White House.

/ Telegraphy /

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