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26 Nov 2023

Sweden Urges Accelerated NATO Integration to Counter Russian Threat

Sweden's Defense Minister, Pal Jonson, insists the nation must swiftly become a full NATO member to address the perceived threat from Russia. Though unable to provide a timeline, he expressed confidence that Turkey and Hungary, the remaining members yet to ratify Sweden's membership, will eventually do so. These sentiments come amid growing impatience in Stockholm over the slow NATO accession. [Source](https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/nov/22/sweden-must-join-nato-soon-to-ward-off-russian-threat-says-defence-minister)