The Heat: Finland moves to join NATO

The Heat

FILE PHOTO: Flags wave outside the Alliance headquarters ahead of a NATO Defence Ministers meeting, in Brussels, Belgium, October 21, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

Both Finland’s President and prime minister endorsed Helsinki joining NATO as soon as possible. The prospect of Finnish membership could pave the way for another historic expansion of the U.S.-led military alliance. The Kremlin says the move poses a direct threat to Russia.
CGTN’s Michael Voss reports.

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Joining the discussion:

  • Pavlo Kukhta is the former Ukrainian Acting Minister of Economy.
  • Klaus Larres is a Distinguished Professor of History & International Affairs with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University.
  • Dmitry Babich is a journalist and Russian political analyst.

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