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NATO's chief meets Finland's president to discuss membership bid

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NATO's chief meets Finland's president to discuss membership bid

NATO's chief meets Finland's president to discuss membership bid

Finland, and its neighbour Sweden, applied to join NATO after Russia's invasion of Ukraine sparked security concerns.


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