Finland’s parliament votes yes to NATO

Finland’s parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal to apply for membership in the NATO military alliance in a historic policy shift prompted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. President Sauli Niinisto and the government decided officially on Sunday that Finland would apply for membership but the decision was pending parliament’s approval. Of the 200 lawmakers, 188 voted in favour and eight against the application, Speaker … Continue reading Finland’s parliament votes yes to NATO