According to Agence France-Presse, UK Foreign Secretary Liz Trace said on Monday that Sweden and Finland should join NATO “as soon as possible”. And she stressed that their accession will enhance common security for Europe.
“The UK strongly supports Finland’s and Sweden’s applications to join NATO,” Truss said. They must join the alliance as soon as possible, as their accession will enhance the common security of Europe,” Trace said in a statement.
She also stated that the UK “looks forward to working with them as new members of NATO, and is ready to provide them with its full assistance during the accession process.”