China News Service, May 19 (Xinhua) According to a comprehensive report, on the 18th local time, US President Biden issued a public statement on Finland and Sweden's application to join NATO, and expressed his support for the joining of the two countries.

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  According to Agence France-Presse, Biden expressed his warm welcome and strong support for Finland and Sweden's application to join NATO, calling the two countries "long-term and steadfast partners", and said he looked forward to working with the US Congress and NATO allies to make the two countries as soon as possible. join in.

  According to Reuters, Biden said he was not worried about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s previous objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO.

"I don't think we'll be fine," he said.

  In addition, Biden will host the leaders of Finland and Sweden at the White House on the 19th to discuss their applications to join NATO.