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19 Sep
Switzerland signed a controversial contract on Monday to buy 36 US F-35 stealth fighter jets at a cost of more than six billion francs ($6.2 billion).
2 Sep
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3 Aug
Finland's customs service said Wednesday it had caught several travellers carrying drones and other sanctioned goods across the border with Russia that could boost Moscow's "industrial and military capabilities". The seizures came as Finland debates restrictions on Russian visas following Moscow's February 24 invasion of Ukraine that led to swingeing Western sanctions. More than 2,500…
27 Jun
Finnish and Swedish leaders will discuss their stalled NATO bids with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday at the start of an alliance summit in Madrid, Helsinki said on Monday. But Turkey said the four-way meeting, which will also involve NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, did not mean that Ankara was close to lifting its…
20 Jun
Finland and Sweden are to discuss their stalled NATO bids with Turkey in Brussels on Monday, but hopes are fading they will be able to resolve their dispute before an alliance summit next week, experts say.
27 May
Romania and Poland hope Sweden and Finland will be able to join NATO despite Turkey's reluctance, the country's foreign ministers said Friday during a visit to Ankara.
18 May
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said Wednesday she hoped NATO members would move "as soon as possible" to ratify Helsinki's application to join the military alliance.
18 May
Finland and Sweden on Wednesday handed in their bids to join the US-led alliance NATO, after Russia's invasion of Ukraine up-ended decades of military non-alignment. "The applications you have made today are a historic step. Allies will now consider the next steps on your path to NATO," NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said, after receiving the…
16 May
Russia warned Finland and Sweden Monday they were making a "grave mistake" in their moves to join NATO as Ukraine braced for a new push by Moscow's forces in its eastern Donbas region.
14 May
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday regarding the Nordic country's application for NATO membership, which is expected to be officially announced this weekend,
14 May
Russia suspended electricity supplies to Finland overnight after its energy firm RAO Nordic threatened to cut off supplies over payment arrears, an official for Finland's grid operator told AFP on Saturday...
12 May
Finland's president and the prime minister said on Thursday they were in favour of joining NATO and a formal decision would be taken this weekend after Russia's war in Ukraine sparked a swift U-turn in opinion.

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