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Hungary to ratify Finland, Sweden NATO bids in February

Hungary to ratify Finland, Sweden NATO bids in February

Hungary has promised to ratify the NATO bids of Finland and Sweden in early February of 2023, Finnish foreign minister Pekka Haavisto said. "This was a positive message ... It specifically emphasized that Finland and Sweden are …

Finland and Turkey to discuss NATO membership on October 25

Finland and Turkey to discuss NATO membership on October 25

The delegation of the Ministry of Justice of Finland will arrive in Ankara on October 25 within the procedure for obtaining the country's NATO membership, Anadolu Agency reports. Finland and Sweden applied for NATO membership on 18 …

Turkey may freeze process of Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey may freeze process of Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Ankara may freeze the process of Sweden and Finland joining NATO if the two Nordic countries fail to meet its demands, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. "I would like to reiterate that if Sweden and Finland …

Turkey clears way for Finland, Sweden to join NATO

Turkey clears way for Finland, Sweden to join NATO

Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden's bids for NATO membership, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday. "I am pleased to announce that we now have an agreement that paves the way for Finland and …

Türkiye to continue talks with Finland, Sweden on NATO bids

Türkiye to continue talks with Finland, Sweden on NATO bids

Talks on Finland and Sweden's NATO membership bids will continue, and the forthcoming summit in Madrid is not an endpoint, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said. "As we have said before, the NATO summit (in Madrid) is not …

NATO trying to make Turkey change its mind

NATO trying to make Turkey change its mind

NATO had no reason to believe there would be any problems with the membership applications of Sweden and Finland, alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, admitting he was blindsided by "legitimate" Turkish …

Finland says can assure Turkey of closely monitoring PKK

Finland says can assure Turkey of closely monitoring PKK

Finland may give security reassurances to Turkey regarding the PKK group’s activities in the country, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said Sunday, as Ankara says it will not approve the two Nordic countries' NATO membership over …

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 …