Biden to meet Sweden, Finland leaders at White House -statement

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U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden host Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece and his wife during a reception at the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will host the leaders of Sweden and Finland at the White House on Thursday to discuss their NATO applications, the White House said in a statement.

Biden, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finland President Sauli Niinistö will also discuss “European security, as well as strengthening our close partnerships across a range of global issues and support for Ukraine,” White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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