The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Biden: U.S. backs Sweden and Finland Nato bids

Biden: U.S. backs Sweden and Finland Nato bids

U.S. President Joe Biden said the United States fully supports Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO after both nations began the formal process of applying to the alliance. Biden, flanked by Finnish President Sauli …

NATO does not plan nuclear arms or bases in Finland - report

NATO does not plan nuclear arms or bases in Finland - report

The NATO alliance has not expressed any interest in placing nuclear weapons or permanent bases in Finland, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin told an Italian newspaper in an interview published on Thursday during a visit to Rome. …

Turkey to agree to Sweden, Finland NATO membership if...

Turkey to agree to Sweden, Finland NATO membership if...

Turkey has demanded that European countries end restrictions on the export of weapons, as well as the lifting of US sanctions for the purchased Russian S-400 systems, in return for agreeing to the membership of Sweden and Finland in …

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

Finnish ambassador to NATO Klaus Korhonen and his Swedish counterpart Axel Vernhoff officially handed over their countries’ NATO membership applications to the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday. The ceremony was …

Sweden expresses desire to expand cooperation with Turkey

Sweden expresses desire to expand cooperation with Turkey

Sweden's prime minister Magdalena Andersson expressed her country's will to expand cooperation with Turkey within NATO. Speaking at a news conference with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto in Stockholm, Magdalena …

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that NATO expansion and the West's disregard for Russia's security considerations are the reasons for the current situation in Ukraine. "We think that the root of …

Why Turkey objects Finland and Sweden NATO bids

Why Turkey objects Finland and Sweden NATO bids

Ankara will not agree to admit Finland and Sweden to NATO after these countries refused to extradite suspected terrorists, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. "There are reports that they won’t …

Swedish, Finnish ministers to head to Turkey for NATO talks

Swedish, Finnish ministers to head to Turkey for NATO talks

The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland plan to travel "soon" to Turkey for talks to address Ankara's objections to NATO membership for the two Nordic countries, news agency TT reported, citing the Swedish foreign office. …

EP warns Turkey of isolation within NATO

EP warns Turkey of isolation within NATO

Manfred Weber, chairman of the Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group), the largest and oldest group in the European Parliament, has warned Turkey of possible isolation within NATO in case it blocks Finland’s and Sweden’s …

Sweden plans to apply for NATO membership on May 17

Sweden plans to apply for NATO membership on May 17

Sweden is expected to apply for NATO membership on May 17, Svenska Dagbladet newspaper reported on Sunday, citing a source. According to the newspaper, the date will depend on whether Finland has time to make a decision on joining by …