Russia is now threatening Sweden and Finland with military action if they join NATO, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.
During a press conference on Friday, Maria Zakharova addressed the ongoing war with Ukraine, as well as Russia’s path forward. Her remarks included a threat of “serious military-political repercussions” against Sweden and Finland if the two nations seek to join NATO.
Russia just threatened military consequences against Finland and Sweden.
They f***** insane. pic.twitter.com/w4BfHfYYEW
— Femi (@Femi_Sorry) February 25, 2022
“Finland and Sweden should not base their security damaging the security of other countries,” Zakharova said, according to Newsweek translation.
“Clearly [the] accession of Finland and Sweden into NATO, which is first and foremost a military alliance, would have serious military-political repercussions that would demand a response from our country,” she added.
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