Approved: Finland joins NATO
However, at the same time, it continued to block Sweden from joining the military alliance.
The Turkish parliament voted unanimously for Finland's membership on Thursday, clearing the last hurdle in the accession process.
The vote is the fulfillment of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "promise" to allow Finland to join the defense alliance, reports CNN.
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USA: Today We Celebrate 19 years of Bulgaria in NATO
The US congratulated Bulgaria on the occasion of the 19th anniversary of our country's accession to the most successful military-political union in modern history - NATO.
NATO Survey: Half of Bulgarians do not want to Protect an Ally
Just over 50% of Bulgarians do not want to defend a NATO ally if it is attacked. Over 10% do not want NATO to protect them if Bulgaria is attacked.
These and other data show a sociological survey from November 2022 among the 30 member countries of the alliance plus Sweden and Finland.
Hungarian parliament ratifies Finland NATO accession
The Hungarian parliament, dominated by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing Fidesz party, ratified Finland's NATO membership Monday after months of diplomatically charged delay.
A large majority of lawmakers -- 182 votes for versus six against -- approved the accession of the Nordic country into the military alliance.
The Countries for Collective Purchase of Ammunition are Now 24 - Bulgaria is Not Among Them
The number of countries participating in the European Defense Agency (EDA) coordinated munitions collective purchase project announced a week ago has reached 24.
Among them are 23 countries from the European Union and Norway. Bulgaria does not participate.
At the end of last week, five more countries joined the original 18 countries:
US should find a formula for F-16 sale to Türkiye: Kalın
The United Stated administration should generate a formula to overcome the congressional blockage in front of the sale of F-16 warplanes to Türkiye, a senior Turkish official said, rejecting any attempt to introduce conditionality, including the Swedish accession to NATO, to this procurement.
Brnabic: We will never forget NATO aggression
BELGRADE - We will never forget the 1999 NATO aggression, Serbian PM Ana Brnabic said on Friday.
"Today, we mark 24 years since NATO aggression, committed against Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro). We will never forget," Brnabic wrote in a post on her Twitter account that also included video footage of the 1999 NATO campaign.
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24 years since the NATO attack; Growing number of people gather in Sombor PHOTO/VIDEO
In Serbia, the Day of Remembrance for those killed in NATO aggression is being celebrated, and the central manifestation, which will be attended by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, is being held in Sombor. During 78 days, roads, commercial facilities, health facilities, media houses, monuments and military facilities were severely damaged.
Serbia, Kosovo Mark Anniversary of NATO Air Strikes
Serbian officials held commemorations on Friday in memory of the civilians who were killed during NATO's bombing campaign against Yugoslavia in 1999, a military intervention that ended the Kosovo war.
Jovanovic: NATO aggression was aimed at land-grabbing of Serbian territory
BELGRADE - The objective of the 1999 NATO aggression on the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) was not a resolution of any humanitarian or political issue, but land-grabbing of Serbian territory, and the decision to go ahead with it had been made long before, says former Serbian diplomat Zivadin Jovanovic, who was FM of the FRY at the time.