Sweden’s Ruling Party Approves Applying To NATO

Reuters reports:

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats said on Sunday they backed the country joining NATO, abandoning decades of opposition in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and creating a large parliament majority in favour of membership.  With neighboring Finland already set to hand in its application, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson [photo] is now all but certain to launch a formal application within days.

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The tweet below is from Sweden’s foreign minister.