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    Finland and Sweden could form a joint army brigade or a naval unit.

    Finland and Sweden could form a joint army brigade or a naval unit, Finnish sources say.

    The decision was endorsed earlier by Finland's Defense Minister Carl Haglund and his Swedish counterpart Peter Hultqvist.

    The two men also did not rule out that their countries would take more advantage of each other’s bases and ports during possible military drills.

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    military drills, brigade, unit, army, Peter Hultqvist, Carl Haglund, Sweden, Finland
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