Sweden’s prime minister has but to open the champagne on the NATO summit

However within the Lithuanian capital, the place NATO leaders are gathering for a two-day summit, the Swedish delegation is refraining from celebrating. “Champagne must wait till approval,” Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristerson instructed Politico. “So we bought collectively within the convention room and drank beer.

If authorized, the Swedish chief mentioned, “Possibly we’ll have champagne.”

Sweden utilized for NATO membership alongside Finland in 2022 in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Nonetheless, regardless of legislative modifications to handle Turkish considerations about Kurdish teams, Stockholm’s effort stalled because it met opposition from Turkey and Hungary.