US Gives Sweden Security Assurances If It Submits NATO Application• https://www.zerohedge.com by Lorenz Duschamps
Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken in Washington on May 4 and discussed NATO's commitment to welcoming new members and assuring European security, among other issues.
"Blinken underscored the importance of the Transatlantic relationship to European security and reaffirmed our commitment to NATO's Open Door policy," U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a press release.
Price said Blinken also thanked Sweden for its "extensive humanitarian and security assistance" to Ukraine and discussed potential ways to provide more support to the country in conflict. They further discussed bilateral cooperation on international issues that include strengthening food security, advancing democracy, and support for the ongoing truce in Yemen.