The Kremlin is concerned about the decision of Finland and Sweden to join NATO and will analyze the consequences in-depth, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.
"This is a serious matter, which is a matter of concern. We will closely monitor which results can lead to the accession of Finland and Sweden' to NATO from the point of view of security. . We do not have a territorial dispute with Finland or Sweden, although Ukraine could potentially become a member of NATO. Then Russia would have a territorial dispute with a member state of the alliance. Russia is convinced that the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO will not strengthen the security architecture in Europe, "said a spokesman for the Russian president.
According to him, Moscow is closely monitoring this issue. "There is a basis for a very in-depth analysis of the possible consequences. We do not think that the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO will in any way strengthen and improve the security architecture on our continent."