Having achieved his goals at the NATO summit in Vilnius, the US president makes a brief stop in Helsinki. His delegation finally succeeded in lifting the Turkish veto over Sweden’s accession to the alliance.
A short visit by Joe Biden to Finland, a new member of NATO, with which NATO doubles its borders with Russia. Plans in Helsinki to meet the leaders of the Nordic countries.
And so the American president ended his five-day trip to Europe with a wonderful taste in his mouth, after a lucrative summit of it He has ensured that the alliance emerges stronger, united, and with more energy than ever before.”
Still in Vilnius, he promised before an enthusiastic audience that his country’s commitment to defending Ukraine would not wane.
“You must never forget how important this is, and never give up on a better tomorrow. Defending freedom is not the work of a day or a year, it is the calling of our lives, for all time. We are ready to fight in the future.” Our unity will not be shaken, I promise.”
Zelensky highlights what was obtained
For his part, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky went home highlighting the positive aspects of his mission in Lithuania: he had no timetable for joining NATO, but Yes, a guarantee of future membership, in addition to more military aid Air defense, missiles, armored vehicles and artillery.
“I have not changed my point of view. The most important thing is that we have a common agreement on the conditions under which Ukraine will enter NATO. Perhaps not all the details have been communicated, but for me it was very important that it depends on security. “.
It was another Vilnius landmark Ankara’s position changed after several meetings of the American delegation In Turkish: You will eventually lift the right to veto Sweden’s accession to the alliance. Although President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that it will not be before October due to the holiday break.
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