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Finland will become a NATO member on Tuesday

Apr 3, 2023

On April 4, the Finnish flag will fly at NATO headquarters in Brussels, and the country will join the North Atlantic Alliance.

This was reported by the Norwegian public broadcaster NRK, among others.

A meeting of NATO foreign ministers will begin in Brussels on Tuesday. According to the publication, the flag of Finland will fly among the flags of other states of the bloc to mark Finland's membership. Media outlets are sharing photos of the flagpole where the Finnish flag is expected to be raised on Tuesday.


The historic moment will be marked by a ceremony with speeches by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö.

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto told the Helsingin Sanomat on Sunday evening that Finland's membership could be formally approved in Brussels without submitting documents to Washington.

Author - Olena Madiak, 03/04/2023

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