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In the statement made by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that it was welcomed that Turkey and then Hungary declared their intention to ratify the protocol on Finland’s accession to NATO.
In the statement, it was emphasized that France supported Sweden and Finland’s joint and urgent requests to join NATO from the very first moment.
“Sweden and Finland have significant and interoperable military capabilities with NATO. Their membership will therefore contribute decisively to the security of the Euro-Atlantic region and the allies,” the statement said, adding that the war has returned to European soil, and that strengthening NATO in a context is in the interest of all its members. was recorded.
On the other hand, France’s expectation was that Turkey and Hungary would approve Sweden’s accession protocol so that NATO could accept these two new allies at the Vilnius Summit to be held in Lithuania in July 2023.