Let’s find out in this video what Putin will do if NATO troops are deployed in Sweden and Finland.
Putin said if Sweden and Finland permit the deployment of NATO infrastructure in their countries, Russia might have to do the same. He declared that, earlier, Sweden and Finland had no threat from Russia. But now, the situation might change.
MOSCOW AUGUST 16: Soon after Russia invaded Ukraine, both Finland and Sweden rushed to NATO to become its members. Since this belief was in the air that Russia might want to follow its expansionist policy, Finland and Sweden felt the existential threat.
Finland shares an 830 miles long border with Russia, and joining NATO can also exert an existential threat to Russia. NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, said that after Finland and Sweden were willing to join the alliance, Russia now has “more member” countries at its borders.
However, Putin said the case is different with Finland and Sweden as Russia has no territorial dispute with them. Unlike Ukraine, which could pose a formidable threat to Russia if NATO comes into it, Sweden and Finland have different cases. He also said that if Sweden and Finland want to have NATO membership, they can have it.
However, immediately after saying this, he clarified that if Sweden and Finland permitted the deployment of NATO infrastructure in their countries, Russia might have to do the same. What does he mean by that? Let’s find out in this video what Putin will do if NATO troops are deployed in Sweden and Finland.
He declared that, earlier, Sweden and Finland had no threat from Russia, and there were no territorial conflicts between them. But now, when they are becoming NATO members, the situation might change until there is no deployment of NATO troops.
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