What Russia will do if Finland, Sweden join NATO – Putin - War

user_icon  What Russia will do if Finland, Sweden join NATO – Putin - War Posted by: NOTICE.COM.NG Staff
calendar-icon  What Russia will do if Finland, Sweden join NATO – Putin - War Posted on: 2022-06-30 10:44:02
 What Russia will do if Finland, Sweden join NATO – Putin - War SEI 100962437472021

Russian President Vladimir Putin, says the Kremlin is not threatened by Finland and Sweden joining NATO.

NAN reports that Putin said Russia will take military countermeasures.

Speaking to journalists during a visit to Turkmenistan, he said, "There is nothing to worry us in terms of Swedish and Finnish membership of NATO.''

DO YOU KNOW >>> Motorcyclist dies in Osogbo fatal collision

He rather threatened that both countries should be prepared for a Russian reaction.

"They must clearly understand that previously there were no threats to them, but if troops were stationed there and infrastructure established, we will have to respond accordingly.

"And they will also make the same threats to the territory from where threats to us are coming,'' he said, As stated by the Russian TASS news agency.

READ ALSO >>> US Senate votes to approve Sweden, Finland joining NATO - China's threat

"Everything is good between us, but now there will be some tension, that is obvious and there is no doubt about that, it can't go any other way,'' Putin said.

Russia had earlier threatened that there would be consequences after it first learnt of Finland and Sweden's plans to join NATO.

The two countries decided to abandon decades of neutrality and join the defence alliance in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

READ ALSO >>> There’ll be more than serious consequences, we’ll move to tougher actions – Russia warns NATO, US - War

The membership process was initiated at the NATO summit in Madrid on Wednesday.

The expansion of the defence alliance would extend its land border with Russia by more than 1,300 kilometres.

Putin stressed that Finland and Sweden joining NATO would be quite different to Ukraine being granted membership.

READ ALSO >>> Putin refuses to congratulate US President, Biden on Independence Day - War

It denied that Russia had triggered Finland and Sweden's volte-face on NATO membership through its vehement opposition to Ukraine's own plans to join the alliance.

Putin accused the West of trying to turn Ukraine into an anti-Russia that it would use to destabilise Russia and attack its culture.

"That would not be the case with Finland and Sweden," he added.

READ ALSO >>> It makes no difference – Russia tells Sweden, Finland over decision to join NATO - War

READ ALSO >>> Sweden beat Canada 1-0 - Women World Cup

READ ALSO >>> Russia reaches major agreement with Turkey - War

BREAKING >>> Done deal - Details of Barcelona's deal for Kounde revealed - Transfer

LISTEN TO >>> Music Mp3: Stefen - Yonda

READ ALSO >>> Dede Ayew net worth 2022

WATCH >>> Download Nollywood Movie:- Selina Tested Episode 28 – ( ENDGAME Part B) - Trailer

WATCH >>> Obi Cubana and E money Net Worth 2022s & Cars - Who is richer?

WATCH >>> Peter Obi Net Worth 2022, Biography, Cars And Houses

For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below



NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.