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U.S. Senate Votes 95-1 to Allow Finland and Sweden to Join NATO

HeadlineAug 04, 2022

The U.S. Senate has voted to add Finland and Sweden to NATO in a major expansion of the military alliance, and the first since North Macedonia joined NATO in 2020. Wednesday’s Senate vote was 95 to 1, with only Missouri Senator Josh Hawley voting “no.” All 30 NATO members are expected to complete the ratification of Finland and Sweden by the end of the year.

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