U.S. Senate Ratifies Adding Finland and Sweden to NATO

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The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly ratified the addition of Finland and Sweden as members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a move leaders of both parties portrayed as key to American security around the world following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The resolution passed 95-1 after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) urged lawmakers to support the measure.

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