20 July 2024
Pro-Iranian militia in Iraq are now urging their followers to target Swedish citizens in Iraq, labeling them as "Supporters of Zionism”. Ash’ab al-Kahaf has issued a statement calling on its supporters to aim at Swedish interests & citizens in Iraq
1 year ago
Biden: I don’t think the war could go on for years. Says there are 2 reasons for that: 1. does not think Russia could maintain a war for years with resources/capacity 2. Thinks Putin will eventually decide its not in Russia’s interest, politically/economically, to continue the war
1 year ago
Biden in Helsinki was asked about Russia’s war on Ukraine: “I don't think the war can go on for years,” calls for a “negotiated settlement.”
NATO Secretary General: The membership of Finland and Sweden in NATO is a clear message to President Putin
Jens Stoltenberg: Glad to announce that after the meeting I hosted with @RTErdogan and @SwedishPM, President Erdogan has agreed to forward Sweden's accession protocol to the Grand National Assembly ASAP and ensure ratification. This is an historic step which makes all NATO Allies stronger and safer
Sadr supporters are trying to storm the Sweden embassy in Baghdad after allowing the Quran to be burned
1 year ago
Hungary's parliament postponed ratifying Sweden's NATO accession bid on Wednesday to its autumn legislative session, AP reports
1 year ago
Shoigu: the formation of reserve armies of the Russian Armed Forces will be completed by the end of June
Sweden will allow NATO to base troops on its soil even before it formally joins the alliance: "The preparations may consist of temporary basing of foreign equipment and personnel on Swedish territory. The decision sends a clear signal to Russia & strengthens Sweden's defence"
1 year ago
Blinken: We worked to support Ukraine and strengthen NATO after the war broke out
1 year ago
NATO secretary general says all allies agree that Ukraine will become a member of the alliance, Russia cannot veto it
1 year ago
Russia declares five employees of the Swedish embassy persona non grata - Russian Foreign Ministry
1 year ago
In Helsinki, President of Ukraine Zelensky meets with the President of Finland, Sauli Niinisto. Later today, the presidents will take part in the Nordic-Ukrainian leaders' summit, where the prime ministers of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland will also be present.
Right now, production is down for the nuclear power reactors Forsmark 1 and 2. According to press manager Josef Nylén, it is the disturbance in Svenska Kraftnät that forced the reactors to shut down
Forsmark 1 and 2 have been disconnected. Frequency dip in Stockholm at Svenska Kraftnät's "control room" shows red
Sweden expels five Russian diplomats
The Norwegian Joint Headquarters confirms that a Norwegian P-8 was identified by a Russian fighter over the Barents Sea yesterday: The identification was conducted in a safe and professional manner, in accordance with the Incident at Sea agreement1 year ago
The Norwegian Joint Headquarters confirms that a Norwegian P-8 was identified by a Russian fighter over the Barents Sea yesterday: "The identification was conducted in a safe and professional manner, in accordance with the Incident at Sea agreement"
1 year ago
Norway declares 15 intelligence officers working at Russia's embassy in Oslo personae non gratae:
“This has been the fastest accession process in NATO’s modern history,” @jensstoltenberg says at @NATO ceremony welcoming Finland to the alliance
Finland joined NATO1 year ago
Finland joined NATO
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavasoglu hands @SecBlinken Turkey's ratification documents for Finland to join NATO. nnFinland is now in the alliance
Ukrainian Foreign Min @DmytroKuleba says Finland joining NATO, unthinkable even two years ago, shows it's time for everyone to reconsider old notions of security. He means it's time for NATO to let his country in
1 year ago
The Kremlin: Finland's accession to NATO will force Russia to take countermeasures to ensure its security
1 year ago
Finland's Prime Minister @MarinSanna of the ruling Social Democratic Party conceded defeat on Sunday in a close-fought election for parliament
1 year ago
The bill on the approval of Finland's NATO accession protocol was accepted at the General Assembly of the Turkish Grand National Assembly
1 year ago
Hungarian parliament approves Finland's Nato membership
FM @Haavisto: Good meeting with FM Szijjarto in Brussels. He confirmed that Hungary will approve Finland's NATO bid on 27 March. Thanked him for regular discussions throughout the process
1 year ago
Finnish President Niinistö on Turkey's approval for NATO membership: This is very important news for all Finns. We thank you very much
1 year ago
Finnish President Niinistö to President Erdoğan: You are one of the very few people in the world who can talk to everyone. Maybe you are the only one doing this
President Erdoğan: We will continue our talks with Sweden on the basis of the alliance's principles and our approach in the fight against terrorism.1 year ago
President Erdoğan: We will continue our talks with Sweden on the basis of the alliance's principles and our approach in the fight against terrorism.