UK Inks Mutual Defense Pact With Sweden And Finland

The BBC reports:

The UK has agreed to mutual security pacts with Sweden and Finland, agreeing to come to their aid should either nation come under attack.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited both countries to sign the deals, amid debate about them joining Nato. The pacts also state that Finland and Sweden would assist the UK in a crisis.

Mr Johnson and Swedish PM Magdalena Andersson said co-operation was “even more important” given Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The second deal was announced in a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö.

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