British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden, where he came to make official contacts.
Boris Johnson and Magdalena Andersson, following their bilateral talks, signed a joint security declaration that includes defense and security cooperation, intelligence sharing and support for joint military exercises.
Following the agreement, the two presidents held a joint press conference.
‘A AGREEMENT THAT PROTECTS COMMON VALUES’
Boris Johnson stated that the agreement will bring the two countries closer to each other and will allow for the support of intelligence sharing and joint military exercises. “It’s an agreement that preserves what Britain has,” he said.
Johnson said in a statement here that “it is a sad irony that the heads of the European Union (EU) are forced to discuss ways to strengthen the common defense against the empty arrogance of the 21st century tyrant (Russian) President Vladimir Putin)”.
‘ENGLAND AND SWEDEN WILL HELP EACH OTHER’
When asked exactly what Britain would do if Russia attacked Sweden, Johnson replied that if one of the two liberal democracies attacked Britain and He stressed that Sweden will help each other.
Johnson said, “What we are saying today, whether it is a disaster or a military attack, is that we will come to your aid at the request of the other side. It is vital to state this in the terrific conditions in which we find ourselves with the Russian influx in Ukraine.”
‘DETERMINED AND CLEAR IN OUR SUPPORT TO SWEDEN AND FINLAND’
Boris Johnson, emphasizing that they will support whatever Sweden’s decision on possible NATO membership is, said, “Britain, Sweden’s push to throw I am confident that he will support any action plan he decides on and will be as helpful and supportive as we can.”
Johnson stated that they will sign an exemplary agreement in Finland, which Sweden will visit later, and said:
“We are determined and clear in our support to both Sweden and Finland. This is “The signing of the declarations is a symbol of the eternal guarantee between our nations. These are not short-term discontinuous measures, but a long-term commitment to support military ties and global stability and strengthen Europe’s defenses for generations to come.”
‘PUTIN DIDN’T SPLIT THE WEST’
Magdalena Andersson also expressed that Russian State Leader Putin thought he could divide the Western world, but the opposite was true. unity more than ever. We act in close cooperation with the UK. Today we took another step in terms of bilateral defense and security cooperation. she used the phrase.