Tag: Sweden

  • Belgium introduces quarantine for monkeypox cases

    Belgium has become the first country to introduce a mandatory 21-day quarantine for patients with monkeypox after reporting four cases of the disease last week. Belgian health authorities made the decision on Friday, according to Belgian media. Contact cases of monkeypox are not required to self-isolate but should remain vigilant, particularly if they are in […]

  • German Cabinet Approves Finnish, Swedish NATO Request, Minister Says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s cabinet has approved Finland and Sweden’s request to join the NATO defense alliance, German Justice Minister Marco Buschmann said on Twitter. “We are committed to a rapid membership process,” added the politician from the Liberal Democrats, one of the parties in the ruling coalition. (Reporting by Alexander Ratz, Writing by Miranda […]

  • ‘Mistake’: Putin warns Finland against joining NATO

    In a phone call with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, Vladimir Putin warned that it would be a “mistake” for Finland to join NATO. The call between world leaders came as Finland was set to imminently renounce neutrality by declaring its desire to join the Western alliance. The BBC reports that Putin cited Ukraine’s desire to […]

  • Finland heads for NATO membership in the face of Russian threats

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Finnish leaders voted on Thursday in favor of applying for NATO membership, and Sweden could do the same within days, in a historic realignment on the continent 2.5 months after Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. a shiver of fear runs through the neighbors of Moscow. The Kremlin reacted by warning […]