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How is the media covering NATO?

NATO often is covered by Right Media sources.
Left32%
Center25%
Right42%

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Europe 路 Helsinki

Finland, Sweden formally submit application to join Nato

41% Center coverage: 112 sources
Sweden and Finland were both neutral throughout the Cold War. Their decision to join NATO is one of the most significant changes in Europe's security architecture for decades. The move reflects a sweeping shift in public opinion in the Nordic region since Russia's Feb. 24 invasion. Ratification of all 30 allied parliaments could take up to a year.See the Story
Erdogan 路 Ankara

Turkey's president says "no" to Sweden and Finland NATO bid

51% Center coverage: 47 sources
Turkey will oppose Sweden and Finland joining NATO, the country's president says. Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells a group of Turkish youths in a video released Thursday. Turkey's approval of Finland and Sweden's application to join the Western military alliance is crucial. Each of its 30 member countries has the power to veto a membership bid.See the Story
US & Canada 路 Finland

NATO chief: Dispute over Sweden, Finland will be resolved

84% Center coverage: 12 sources
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says he is confident a quick decision will be made. Turkey has said it will oppose Sweden and Finland joining the Western military alliance. Each of NATO's 30 member countries has the power to veto a membership bid. Turkey's objection stems from grievances with Sweden's and Finland's perceived support of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party.See the Story
Europe 路 Helsinki

No nuclear arms or NATO bases on Finland's soil, PM tells paper

46% Right coverage: 11 sources
Finland does not want NATO to deploy nuclear weapons or set up military bases on its territory. Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday. But they face objections from Turkey to an accession process that was originally expected to be relatively rapid. Turkey accuses the Nordic neighbours of harbouring individuals linked to groups it considers terrorist.See the Story
Europe 路 Washington

NATO enlargement : Biden to meet leaders of Finland, Sweden

70% Center coverage: 10 sources
President Joe Biden is set to meet with Finland President Sauli Niinist'' and Sweden Prime minister Magdalena Andersson Thursday in Washington. The two European nations applied for NATO membership. Their applications were a response to Russia's war on Ukraine, which sparked security concerns across the region.See the Story
Erdogan 路 Turkey

UK says there is a way through Turkey's concerns over Sweden, Finland joining NATO

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
British defence minister Ben Wallace says he believes there is a way to address Turkey's concerns over Sweden and Finland joining NATO. Sweden and Sweden formally applied on Wednesday to join NATO, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Turkey has objected, accusing the countries of supporting groups that it deems terrorists.See the Story
Erdogan 路 Turkey

NATO expansion: Erdogan also harms Turkey with veto threat

Once again, the Turkish president in NATO is trying to extort concessions from the partners with a veto threat. However, blocking the rapid accession of Sweden and Finland is hardly in Turkey's interest.See the Story
International 路 Finland

Finland brewery launches NATO beer with 'taste of security'

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Olaf Brewing's OTAN lager features a blue label with a cartoon version of a beer-drinking medieval knight in metal armor emblazoned with NATO's compass symbol. CEO Petteri Vanttinen said the ad hoc decision last weekend to start producing the beer was motivated by concerns over the Ukraine war. Finland and Sweden on Wednesday submitted an application to join NATO at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has two official languages, English and French.See the Story
Joe Biden 路 Finland

Biden says Finland and Sweden have 'full, total, complete backing' of US as they seek to join NATO

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Sweden and Finland's bids to join NATO come in response to Russia's war on Ukraine. All 30 NATO members must give unanimous approval for a country to be accepted into the alliance. Both Finland and Sweden already meet many of the requirements to be a NATO member. The move has been met with resistance by Russia and Turkey.See the Story

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