The four Republican senators, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, John Barrasso, Susan Collins and John Cornyn met Sunday evening with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson and Defense Minister Peter Holtqvist in Stockholm.
On the agenda was among Another American support for Sweden’s NATO membership application as well as the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Mitch McConnell welcomes a Swedish application to join NATO.
“Hopefully we can get it approved before August,” he tells TT.
Praised by Susan Collins Sweden and Finland:
We warmly welcome the two countries’ decision to consider NATO membership. She said they bring enormous strength to NATO, including strong military strength, advanced technology and knowledge of Russia.
The meeting was also attended by the US ambassador to Sweden, Eric D. Ramanathan.
It was four before Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met in Kyiv last SaturdayIt is a visit that Zelensky described as “strong support for Ukraine from the US Congress.”
US senators will meet Finnish President Sauli Niinistö on Monday, the president wrote in a press release.
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