NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg believes Sweden could quickly become a part of NATO if the Swedes decided to join.
In the discussion about possible membership, it has been emphasized that Sweden could be extra vulnerable in the period between a possible application and approval of Swedish membership, Swedish Radio reports.
“I can not say how long it would take, but it could go fast if they want it,” Stoltenberg said about a possible membership for Sweden.
He told the channel that he also believes it would be possible to find transitional solutions that ensure Sweden’s and Finland’s military protection during the application process.
“I am sure that we can find a way to handle such a situation,” he said, without going into any specific details on how it could be resolved.
He also pointed out that both Sweden and Finland already work very closely with NATO and meet the alliance’s political and military requirements.
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