See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Hungary’s Parliament Approves Sweden’s NATO Bid After Stalling

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
From The Left
Denes Erdos/Associated Press

Hungary’s Parliament voted on Monday to approve Sweden as a new member of NATO, allowing the Nordic country to clear a final hurdle that had blocked its membership and held up efforts by the military alliance to isolate Russia over its war in Ukraine.

The measure passed after a vote of 188 for and only 6 against in the 199-member Parliament, which is dominated by legislators from the governing Fidesz party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

On Friday, after his Swedish counterpart, Ulf Kristersson, made a visit to Budapest, the Hungarian...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

More News about World from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right