LIVE: Biden signs ratification documents approving Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership — 8/9/22

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CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “LIVE: Biden signs ratification documents approving Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership — 8/9/22” – below is their description.

President Joe Biden signs ratification documents on Tuesday bringing Finland and Sweden one step closer to joining the NATO alliance.

Last week, the Senate voted 95 to 1 to ratify Finland and Sweden’s entrance into the world’s most powerful military alliance.

In May, both nations began the formal process of applying to NATO amid the backdrop of Russia’s war in Ukraine. Moscow, long wary of NATO expansion, has opposed the two nations’ plans to join the alliance.

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LIVE: Biden signs ratification documents approving Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership — 8/9/22

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