US will work with Finland, Sweden to deter threats while NATO weighs entry bids: Biden

US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he will work with Finland and Sweden to remain vigilant against any threats to their security as NATO is considering their membership bids.


ANI | Washington DC | Updated: 18-05-2022 22:15 IST | Created: 18-05-2022 22:15 IST
US will work with Finland, Sweden to deter threats while NATO weighs entry bids: Biden
US President Joe Biden (File Image). Image Credit: ANI
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Washington [US], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he will work with Finland and Sweden to remain vigilant against any threats to their security as NATO is considering their membership bids.

"While their applications for NATO membership are being considered, the United States will work with Finland and Sweden to remain vigilant against any threats to our shared security, and to deter and confront aggression or the threat of aggression," Biden said in a statement.

Biden added that he will work with the US Congress and NATO allies to quickly bring Sweden and Finland into the military alliance. (ANI/Sputnik)

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