Sweden, Finland apply to join NATO in response to Putin’s invasion

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Sweden, Finland apply to join NATO in response to Putin’s invasion” – below is their description.

Eric Edelman, who served as U.S. ambassador to both Finland and Turkey, discusses the significance behind Sweden and Finland joining NATO and why Turkey may be opposed to the new members.

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