Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

NNA -nbsp;Sweden joining NATO shows Russian President Vladimir Putin ldquo;failedrdquo; in his Ukrainian war strategy of weakening the alliance, its chief Jens Stoltenberg said Monday.

The Kremlinrsquo;s invasion not only prompted formerly non-aligned nations Sweden and Finland to come under NATOrsquo;s defence umbrella, but now ldquo;Ukraine is closer to NATO membership than ever before,rdquo; Stoltenberg said. — AFP

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