Finland, Sweden to join NATO

Jun 29, 08:23 PM

Wednesday at the NATO summit, US President Joe Biden announced a plan for new US military deployments to Europe including creating a new permanent US military headquarters in Poland. NATO also formally invited Finland and Sweden to join the alliance. Turkey was threatening to veto their membership aspirations on grounds the countries were supporting terrorists. Now, the memorandum says they will be fighting terrorism together. Plus, scientists are raising alarm bells once more about bird flu. Tens of millions of birds have been culled and hundreds of thousands have died from the H5N1 strain. We need just 130 more listeners to donate $100 before July 1 to make our goal — can we count on you? Learn more and donate <a href="https://on.prx.org/390NQEH&quot; target="_blank">here</a>.

Wednesday at the NATO summit, US President Joe Biden announced a plan for new US military deployments to Europe including creating a new permanent US military headquarters in Poland. NATO also formally invited Finland and Sweden to join the alliance. Turkey was threatening to veto their membership aspirations on grounds the countries were supporting terrorists. Now, the memorandum says they will be fighting terrorism together. Plus, scientists are raising alarm bells once more about bird flu. Tens of millions of birds have been culled and hundreds of thousands have died from the H5N1 strain.


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