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New Swedish PM says open to nukes under NATO

SpaceWar.com reports: “Sweden’s new prime minister said Tuesday he was open to allowing nuclear weapons on Swedish soil once the country becomes a NATO member, a turnaround from the previous government’s stance.

Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, who took over the reins in Sweden two weeks ago, was speaking in Helsinki at a press conference with his Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin, whose country is applying for membership in the Atlantic alliance together with Sweden.

When asked if the two nations would accept nuclear weapons on their soil, Marin replied: ‘We shouldn’t put any preconditions… We have decided that we don’t want to close any doors for the future.’

Kristersson agreed.

‘You will receive exactly the same answer from me as from the Finnish prime minister’, he said…”

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