Polyansky did not rule out that Finland and Sweden could become “the goal of Russia”

Helsingin Sanomat reported that Finland and Sweden plan to submit applications at the same time, which will indicate agreement between the two countries and the desire to protect each other. “If there are NATO units in these territories, these territories will become the target— or possible target— for hit»,— the diplomat added. Previously 12 May Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced the need to immediately apply for the country's accession to NATO. How to build communications for the rest Instructions Pro Lockdowns in China threaten a new logistical crisis. This will happen if NATO troops appear on the territory of these countries after they join the bloc, said the first deputy representative of Russia to the UN. Now Sweden and Finland have the status of states— NATO partners. “They lived with us normally, like good neighbors, for decades; if they suddenly decide to become part of this hostile bloc— it's their business, — he noted. According to him, Moscow's actions will depend on how the “expansion process” will be expressed; and how the military infrastructure of the alliance will move. According to him, NATO membership “would be the worst solution for them, but not for Russia”

Dmitry Polyansky
Sweden and Finland, who want to join NATO, could become Russia's target if NATO troops appear on the territory of these countries, Dmitry Polyansky, First Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN, said in an interview with the British online magazine UnHerd. Finland and Sweden, becoming part of it, must take all the risks. 30 countries are members of the bloc, including Denmark and Norway. What to expect Articles Pro Russian foreigners: who will replace the departed fashion brands for Russians Articles Pro The ghost of a checkered bag: why parallel imports will not return shuttles Forecasts Pro $170 million mistake: why Amazon tried to create an alternative to the iPhone Articles
Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the desire of Helsinki to become a member of the alliance, he said that the Kremlin regards this as a threat. “They know that as soon as they become members of NATO, this will require certain mirror steps from the Russian side,” — he said. Niinistö is scheduled to visit Sweden on May 17. At the same time, the first deputy representative of Russia to the UN does not believe that the accession of these countries to NATO will be a blow to Russia's security. Sweden, according to the newspaper Expressen, is going to do it on May 16th. Read on RBC Pro Pro What cognitive distortions prevent us from working with money. According to him, “this will be the worst decision for them, but not for Russia”, which is ready to confront threats from the alliance and has taken the necessary precautions for this. Contributions to the article Authors Tags Subscribe to RuTube RBC Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our RuTube channel

Источник Polyansky called NATO an “unfriendly bloc”; and “enemy”.