Finland's NATO decision 'naturally' affects Sweden, foreign minister says

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  • Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde says Sweden will take into account today's announcement by the prime minister and president of Finland who said their country must apply to join the NATO military alliance "without delay".

  • Sweden is expected to decide its own position in the coming days.

  • On social media, leaders from the Center party, Christian Democrats and Liberals also voiced their support for Sweden to follow Finland's lead. Parties like the Greens and the Left have said in that past that they oppose NATO membership.