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Former Secretary of State America's Hillary Clinton addressed Russian President Vladimir Putin by name, saying that the expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance is happening because of Russian politics. Her words were reported by the Reuters agency.
“It's a shame, Vladimir. It's your own fault,” Clinton said.
According to her, no one is “forcing people to join NATO.”
In early April 2023, Finland became the 31st member of the Western military bloc. . Helsinki outlined its desire to join NATO in February after the start of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine. Together with Finland, Sweden applied to join the alliance, but Turkey cannot ratify the document because it believes that Stockholm has not fulfilled its obligations.