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Turkey's Erdogan Renews Threat to Block NATO Bids by Sweden, Finland

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Ankara initially said it would veto the two countries' membership in the Western alliance. Erdogan accused them of providing havens for Kurdish militants operating in Turkey. The historic shifts by Sweden and Finland came in the face of Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine. Public opinion in the Nordic countries quickly turned in favor of NATO membership.
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Turkey renews threat to block Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

President Erdogan has accused both countries of being havens for Kurdish militants, specifically highlighting the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), and for promoting "terrorism".

2 months ago·India
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Turkey's Erdogan Renews Threat to Block NATO Bids by Sweden, Finland

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday renewed his threat to block the NATO bids of Sweden and Finland, saying he would not give his approval until the two Nordic countries kept promises he said were made to Ankara. "Until the promises made to our country are upheld, we will maintain our principled position," Erdogan said in a speech to parliament in Ankara.   "We are closely following whether the promises made by Sweden and Finland …

2 months ago·United States
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Erdogan renews threat to block Swedish, Finnish Nato bids

"Until the promises made to our country are kept, we will maintain our principled position," he says.

2 months ago·Pakistan
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Turkey's Erdogan renews threat to block Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned Turkey would not ratify the NATO membership bids of Sweden and Finland until the two Nordic countries “kept” promises they had made to Ankara.“Until the promises made to our country are kept, we will maintain our principled position,” Erdogan said in a speech to parliament in Ankara.“We are closely following whether the promises made by Sweden and Finland are kept or not, and of course, the final…

2 months ago·South Africa
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Turkey's Erdogan Renews Threat To Block NATO Bids By Sweden, Finland

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan renewed his threat to block the NATO bids of Sweden and Finland, saying he would not give his approval until the two Nordic countries kept promises he said were made to Ankara.

2 months ago·Czechia
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Erdogan renews threat to block Swedish, Finnish NATO bids - Jordan News | Latest News from Jordan, MENA

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned Turkey would not ratify the NATO membership bids of Sweden and Finland until the two Nordic countries “kept” promises they had made to Ankara.

2 months ago
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