Turkey and Sweden

Erdogan: Turkey supports Sweden’s NATO membership

Erdogan: Turkey supports Sweden’s NATO membership

Turkey expects Sweden to join NATO but wants it to make specific steps on implementing the Madrid memorandum on joining the alliance, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday following talks in Ankara with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf …

Swedish PM discusses NATO membership bid with Turkey

Swedish PM discusses NATO membership bid with Turkey

Sweden’s new Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on October 26 spoke by phone with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as the Nordic country struggles to overcome Ankara’s blocking of its NATO application. …

Erdogan: Sweden wants to discuss NATO bid with Turkey

Erdogan: Sweden wants to discuss NATO bid with Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday he will meet with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson to discuss the Nordic country's bid to join NATO, as well as the extradition of people Ankara considers terrorists. …

Sweden’s NATO talks with Türkiye strained

Sweden’s NATO talks with Türkiye strained

Sweden’s negotiations with Türkiye on its bid to join NATO were made more difficult when members of a local political party took a photo with flags of the PKK/YPG terrorist organization, Foreign Minister Ann Linde said. Linde …

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 …

Sweden promises to send more than 70 terrorists to Turkey

Sweden promises to send more than 70 terrorists to Turkey

Sweden is extraditing 73 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) members to Turkey. This was announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after the NATO summit in Madrid. "Sweden promised the extradition of terrorists, there are …

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 …