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Finland joining NATO is natural step EU official

India News | 23/05/2022 09:27 PM | Click to read full article

Helsinki has not been neutral for a long time, EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen has said Helsinki was always going to join NATO eventually, since it has become closely intertwined with the West over the years, EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen - who hails from Finland - told Germany's RND media group on Monday.

The Nordic nation had maintained a neutral status since the end of WWII. However, it officially submitted a bid to join the US-led military bloc on May 18.