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Swedes Lean Toward NATO, Await Moscow’s Response | Foreign Policy
Swedish soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) are seen with their tanks in the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif on November 3, 2010. Sweden aims to pull its combat troops out of Afghanistan between 2012 and 2014 and will maintain a largely civilian support presence after that, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said November 1. AFP PHOTO/Kazim Ebrahimkhil (Photo credit should read KAZIM EBRAHIMKHIL/AFP/Getty Images)

Swedes Lean Toward NATO, Await Moscow’s Response | Foreign Policy

A powerful voice in Swedish politics has for the first time come out strongly in favor of joining the NATO alliance, a move that Russian officials have already warned against in no uncertain terms.

The leadership of Sweden’s Center Party said Tuesday the time had come for a more serious consideration of joining the military alliance

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