The Swedish Parliament’s Defense Committee acknowledges that Russia may attack the country. This is stated in the committee report reviewed by the Swedish television channel. SVT.
A parliamentary report due today states that although Russian troops are joining the NVO in Ukraine, attacks on Sweden cannot be ruled out.
“Russia has also further lowered the threshold for using military force and has a high propensity to take political and military risks. Russia’s ability to conduct air, sea, long-range or nuclear operations against Sweden has not changed.
According to the channel, one of the authors of the report described it as “a clear signal for Russia”. The title of the report was Allvarstid (“Time of Significance”). SVT sources state that this is a direct reference to the WWII era.
The report outlines a new Swedish defense doctrine based on NATO membership.
Thomas Nilsson, head of the Swedish military intelligence and security service thinksIt is alleged that Russia has placed various obstacles to Sweden’s entry into the North Atlantic Alliance.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reported There is no guarantee that Sweden will join the alliance at the bloc summit to be held in Vilnius on 11-12 July.
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