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- Gazprom Export, the exporting arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said it had not received payment for gas supplied in April and would therefore halt deliveries from Saturday.
At a news conference with his Dutch counterpart, Scholz reiterated that Germany welcomed the Nordic countries' bids and said he had the impression many other countries shared his view.
NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday said that Finland and Sweden have officially applied to join the world’s biggest military alliance.
Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Sohini Goswami
- Finland, which was invaded by the then Soviet Union in 1939 - the same year when Germany's invasion of Poland started the Second World War, shares a 1,300-km border with Russia. Sweden shares a maritime boundary with Russia.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
The White House said they would discuss the two countries’ applications to join the mutual defense alliance, as well as European security broadly.