Well, for the UK it's normal. They are both in the Coalition of the United, together with the United Arab Emirates.
The Swedes' alliance, otoh, makes no sense. Why would you ally to a country with uglier women? Or, in the case of Sweden, why would you ally to anyone*?
*: well, maybe they could lower the bar a tiny bit to let Ukraine in.
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