Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said that the two countries plan to submit their countries' NATO applications together at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, APA reports citing The Wall Street Journal.
The leaders made the comments at a joint press briefing on Tuesday in Stockholm.
“I think democracy won. All this spring has been the triumph of democracy in Finland," the President of Finland said in response to the fact that the country's parliament today accepted the application for membership in NATO by a large majority and the support of the population.
Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has appealed regarding membership of his country in NATO, APA reports citing RIA-Novosti.
Finland's foreign minister has made an application regarding his country's membership in NATO.