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The Department US state approved the potential sale of a set of weapons worth 300 million euros in Finland on Monday.
The approval of the proposed sale comes while Finland, which shares a border with Russia, seeks to join the organization of the North Atlantic Treaty (NATO).
"This proposed sale will support the United States foreign and national security policy by strengthening the security of a trusted partner who is an important force for political stability and economic progress in Europe," said the American agency cooperation in defense and security in a press release.
"It is vital for the American national interest in helping Finland develop and maintain a strong and ready self -defense capacity," added the agency.
The State Department has also assured that this proposal "will not modify the basic military balance in the region", while indicating that the sale will improve the capacities of air and land weapons.
The American administration said that Helsinki intended to use these weapons for his fleet of combat aircraft.
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