Turkey and NATO

Turkey may leave NATO because of Sweden and Finland

Turkey may leave NATO because of Sweden and Finland

NATO must comply with Turkey's demands regarding the accession of Sweden and Finland to the alliance, otherwise Ankara will raise the issue of withdrawing from the organization. This was stated by the deputy of the Turkish parliament of …

Stoltenberg calls Turkey important ally of NATO

Stoltenberg calls Turkey important ally of NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, said that it is necessary to develop steps to address the concerns of Turkey, which has suffered most from terrorism among the NATO countries. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Turkey refuses to take part in upcoming NATO exercises

Turkey refuses to take part in upcoming NATO exercises

The Turkish Air Force refused to participate in the NATO exercise Tiger Meet in Greece. The reason is that Athens has made changes to the approved scenario for the upcoming exercises. NATO exercises will be held in western Greece at the …