Finland and Sweden to “strengthen their interaction with NATO” – Eye on the Arctic

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Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin and her Swedish counterpart Magdalena Andersson speak to the media outside the prime minister’s official residence, Kesaranta, in Helsinki, Finland, March 5, 2022. (Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva/ via Reuters)
  • At a joint press conference held in Helsinki on Saturday by the Swedish and Finnish Prime Ministers, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said that Sweden and Finland had recently decided to strengthen their interaction with NATO.
  • Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said her visit to Finland was part of increased coordination between the two countries.
  • “We see no immediate military threat to Sweden,” said Magdalena Andersson; Marin said that to his knowledge there was no acute threat to Finland.

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