Austrian Chancellor affirms non-adhesion to NATO,

The Austrian Chancellor, Karl Nehammer, affirmed that his country will not join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), according to television in this capital.

According to Nehammer, Austria will not follow the example of Sweden and Finland, which have revised their neutrality and are now trying to join the Atlantic alliance. The nation is committed to a joint international and security policy with the European Union, and plans to invest more in its own defense, the Austrian Chancellor stressed.

After Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military operation on February 24 in response to the call of the self-proclaimed Donbass republics, Finland and Sweden rethought their traditional policy of neutrality. Läs artikel