Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking Monday at the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Summit, stressed that his country does not have a problem with Finland and Sweden, but an expansion of military infrastructure. there would require a reaction from the Moscow side, as reported by Reuters.
The statements of the head of the Russian state come at a time when the parliaments of the two northern European countries are discussing the issue of submitting their application for NATO membership.
Putin said in a speech to the CSTO Summit that NATO enlargement was a problem for Russia and that plans by the US-led alliance to increase it should be considered. its influence on a global scale.