Sweden, Finland To Be Invited To Become NATO Members Today

Finland, Sweden Joining NATO: Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum that addresses Turkey's concerns, including around arms exports, and the fight against terrorism, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.

Sweden, Finland To Be Invited To Become NATO Members Today

Finland and Sweden have together expressed their wish to join NATO in May.

Madrid:

NATO leaders will formally invite Finland and Sweden to join the alliance Wednesday after Turkey inked a deal to drop its objections, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.

"I'm pleased to announce that we now have an agreement that paves the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO. Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum that addresses Turkey's concerns, including around arms exports, and the fight against terrorism," Stoltenberg said Tuesday after crunch talks in Madrid.

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