For two countries, instant entry into NATO

Finland and Sweden can in the future instantly log in to NATO. Such a period of entry of these two countries in the alliance made the former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, his words lead RIA Novosti.

He said that if these states will submit such a petition, it can be considered very quickly. “You can become a member of the next day, because you meet all the necessary membership criteria,” he stressed and added that NATO doors will remain open, despite the protests of Russia.

On the same instant adoption of countries in the Alliance previously spoke of the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance Jens Stoltenberg. According to him, although such a development of events is possible, these countries should independently take a similar solution. At the same time, for example, Finland has not yet plans to enter NATO.

As the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, Finland and Sweden can decide the fate of their possible accession to NATO, and the Russian side cannot impede it.

Potentially the accession of two countries to the block is associated with risks for Russia. Among other things, the expansion of the alliance can lead to a serious advantage in military power in favor of Moscow opponents. “The block can be directed only against Russia – more to fight simply not with anyone. According to the result, if you take not only NATO, but also all countries related to alliastic relations with the United States, we get 3/4 of the planet’s armed forces against our country,” – He spoke “” Military historian Boris Yulin.

/Media reports.