Biden signs NATO membership protocols for Finland and Sweden

8/10/2022 12:10:00 AM

The two Nordic countries applied for inclusion in the military alliance less than three months after Russian troops invaded Ukraine.

President Biden today signed NATO accession protocols for Finland and Sweden, moving the defense alliance closer to adding two wealthy, militarily advanced members amid Russia’s ongoing assault on Ukraine.

The two Nordic countries applied for inclusion in the military alliance less than three months after Russian troops invaded Ukraine.

08/09/2022 03:17 PM EDTLink CopiedPresident Joe Biden on Tuesday signed NATO accession protocols for Finland and Sweden, moving the defense alliance closer to adding two wealthy, militarily advanced members amid Russia’s ongoing assault on Ukraine.Biden’s approval followed overwhelming support from both chambers of Congress earlier this summer, with the Senate ratifying the agreement last week. Efforts to welcome the two Nordic countries to the treaty have received bipartisan support, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell last week calling their admission a “slam dunk” for national security.

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The world has changed. Absolute, neutrality has no place anymore. NATO was the root cause of the Russo-Ukraine war!! Finally agree with something Biden has done. Strong leadership. Trump: 'Only the GUILTY plea the 5th.' Trump: 'Only the GUILTY plea the 5th.' Trump: 'Only the GUILTY plea the 5th.' Trump: 'Only the GUILTY plea the 5th.' Trump: 'Only the GUILTY plea the 5th.'

Is the world at peace? That's my president This stooge has trouble just putting his jacket on. Mommy has to help him. MrJonCryer Way to go Joe Biden. Once again . . . Further raising tensions between countries who had relative peace before NATO. Good job USA 👍

Biden formalizes U.S. support for Finland and Sweden joining NATOPresident Joe Biden formally welcomed Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance Tuesday as he signed the instruments of ratification that delivered the U.S.'s formal backing of the Nordic nations entering the mutual defense pact. we want them They're applauding the successful poopy Joey just made. Time to end NATO not expand it

Next Biden is going to ask Finland for military help in the Democrat runs cities where more people getting shot than in the Ukraine “We the People, For the People” 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Some people incl. Henry Kissinger who is no friend of America's enemies urge it is wiser to to make concessions to Russian aggression than to stay our present course course of insanity. We have direct testimony from Mr . Z's aide Mr. Arestovich they callously preplanned it all.

2 more vassal states recruited into the empire

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By 08/09/2022 03:17 PM EDT Link Copied President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed NATO accession protocols for Finland and Sweden, moving the defense alliance closer to adding two wealthy, militarily advanced members amid Russia’s ongoing assault on Ukraine.Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance Tuesday as he signed the instruments of ratification that delivered the U.Biden Cancelled $1.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a $280 billion bipartisan bill to boost domestic high-tech manufacturing, part of his administration’s push to boost U.

Biden’s approval followed overwhelming support from both chambers of Congress earlier this summer, with the Senate ratifying the agreement last week. Efforts to welcome the two Nordic countries to the treaty have received bipartisan support, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell last week calling their admission a “slam dunk” for national security.'s formal backing of the Nordic nations entering the mutual defense pact, part of a reshaping of the European security posture after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Finland and Sweden have skirted military alliances in the past, but quickly moved to apply for NATO membership in May, a few months after Russian forces invaded Ukraine. And this month’s jobs report, while robust, suggests that the economy may still be running too hot, according to top economists. NATO ambassadors ratified the accession protocols in July, and member states are currently in the process of doing the same. Biden said at the signing as he called the partnership the"indispensable alliance. “Together with our allies and partners, we’re going to write the future we want to see, and in a moment when Putin’s Russia has shattered peace and security in Europe — when autocrats are challenging the very foundations of a rule-based order — the strength of the transatlantic alliance and America’s commitment to NATO is more important than it’s ever been,” Biden said before signing the protocols in the East Room on Tuesday afternoon. reliance on overseas supply chains for critical, cutting-edge goods.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been staunchly opposed to any NATO expansion, calling it an imperialistic threat.S. Biden Administration Appears to Endorse Legal Argument Favoring Broad Student Loan Forgiveness Last month, the Biden administration — at least to some extent — a legal argument that the Secretary of Education has broad discretion to cancel federal student loan debt. But analysts say that the war in Ukraine has had the unintended consequence of strengthening the alliance amid fears that Russia could attack other nearby countries . Finland shares an 800-mile border with Russia. The president said he spoke with the heads of both nations before signing the ratification and urged the remaining NATO members to finish their own ratification process"as quickly as possible. “Putin thought he could break us apart when this all started,” Biden said. As part of a joint settlement proposal, attorneys for the administration suggested that the Higher Education Act’s compromise authority grants “considerable discretion” to the administration to cancel student debt. “Instead, he’s getting exactly what he did not want. President Biden holds up a pen to FInnish Ambassador Mikko Hautala and Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter during a signing ceremony formalizing U. The bill has been more than a year in the making but finally cleared both chambers of Congress late last month with significant bipartisan margins.

” Any European country may join NATO as long as it demonstrates that it can meet membership obligations such as military and economic contributions. That includes putting at least 2 percent of its GDP toward national defense and agreeing to NATO’s collective defense rule, a mechanism that requires members to come to one another’s defense in the event of an attack. support for the countries' bids to join NATO, on Aug. Of course, other experts have disagreed with this broad interpretation, and the administration’s arguments in the filing appeared to be limited to “claims” brought by the class of student loan borrowers. Finland and Sweden are slated to become NATO’s 31st and 32nd member states. The most recent NATO enlargement came in March 2020, when North Macedonia joined the group. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The countries sought out NATO membership earlier this year to guarantee their security in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin's offensive in Ukraine . Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and Ukraine have also stated their interest in joining. Virginia Foxx, Elise Stefanik, and Jim Banks introduced legislation designed to get out in front of Biden’s potential student loan actions.2 billion expansion of an upstate New York chip plant.

Filed under: . The candidacies of the two prosperous Northern European nations have won ratification from more than half of the NATO member nations in the roughly three months since the two applied.