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(FILES) This file photo taken on February 24, 2022 shows Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö (R) and Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin addressing a press conference on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in Helsinki, Finland. – Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin on May 12, 2022 expressed their support for NATO membership. “NATO membership would strengthen Finland’s security. As a member of NATO, Finland would strengthen the entire defence alliance. Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay,” they said in a joint statement. (Photo by Markku Ulander / Lehtikuva / AFP) / Finland OUT