‘Good not to stand alone’: Swedish, Finnish troops get first style of NATO drills | EUROtoday

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Troops take part in NATO’s ‘Nordic Response’ military drills.

Troops participate in NATO’s ‘Nordic Response’ navy drills. © AFP / NATO

NATO’s “Nordic Response” navy drills are at present going down within the icy north of Norway, Sweden and Finland and, for the primary time, troops from Finland are participating as full members of the navy alliance. Alongside them are troopers from Sweden, itself on the verge of becoming a member of NATO. Both nations have just lately ended decades-long insurance policies of non-alignment following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.