Putin warns Finland NATO membership would harm relations


Russia's Russia's Russia's Russia's president president president president has has has has warned warned warned warned Finland Finland Finland Finland that that that that joining joining joining joining NATO NATO NATO NATO will will will will sour sour sour sour relations relations relations relations between between between between the the the the two two two two neighbors neighbors neighbors neighbors in in in in a a a a phone phone phone phone conversation conversation conversation conversation with with with with Russian Russian Russian Russian president president president president Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin Putin Putin apparently apparently apparently apparently told told told told his his his his Finnish Finnish Finnish Finnish counterparts counterparts counterparts counterparts the the the the defendant defendant defendant defendant were were were were to to to to abandon abandon abandon abandon its its its its ministry ministry ministry ministry neutrality neutrality neutrality neutrality by by by by joining joining joining joining NATO NATO NATO NATO it it it it would would would would be be be be an an an an era era era era since since since since there there there there are are are are no no no no threats threats threats threats to to to to finance finance finance finance acuity acuity acuity acuity Finland's Finland's Finland's Finland's president president president president had had had had called called called called the the the the Russian Russian Russian Russian needed needed needed needed to to to to warn warn warn warn him him him him of of of of financing financing financing financing pending pending pending pending application application application application to to to to join join join join NATO NATO NATO NATO Finland's Finland's Finland's Finland's foreign foreign foreign foreign minister minister minister minister Pekka Pekka Pekka Pekka Haavisto Haavisto Haavisto Haavisto said said said said the the the the call call call call was was was was to to to to keep keep keep keep honest honest honest honest relations relations relations relations between between between between the the the the two two two two nations nations nations nations we we we we have have have have one one one one thousand thousand thousand thousand three three three three hundred hundred hundred hundred kilometers kilometers kilometers kilometers from from from from the the the the border border border border with with with with the the the the brush brush brush brush of of of of the the the the the the the the border border border border it's it's it's it's peaceful peaceful peaceful peaceful and and and and we we we we want want want want to to to to maintain maintain maintain maintain that that that that border border border border peacefully peacefully peacefully peacefully in in in in his his his his prime prime prime prime minister's minister's minister's minister's son son son son I'm I'm I'm I'm Iran Iran Iran Iran also also also also said said said said she she she she hoped hoped hoped hoped that that that that neighboring neighboring neighboring neighboring Sweden Sweden Sweden Sweden would would would would join join join join Finland Finland Finland Finland in in in in its its its its quest quest quest quest to to to to become become become become a a a a NATO NATO NATO NATO member member member member it's it's it's it's very very very very important important important important that that that that we we we we are are are are making making making making the the the the decisions decisions decisions decisions together together together together and and and and acting acting acting acting US US US one one one and and and also also also making making making the the the decisions decisions decisions in in in the the the same same same time time time table table table I'm I'm I'm Karen Karen Karen Thomas Thomas Thomas

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