Finland and Sweden set to join Nato after Turkey drop objections

6/28/2022 11:58:00 PM

Finland and Sweden set to join Nato after Turkey drop objections

Finland and Sweden set to join Nato after Turkey drop objections

The leaders of Turkey, Sweden and Finland have signed a trilateral agreement that will clear the way for the two Nordic states to join NATO and clears objections from Istanbul over the application.

The deal is a blow for Vladimir Putin who, according to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, is getting more "NATO on his doorstep".Read More:Harrowing new footage emerges of Putin's terror strike on shopping centreSauli Niinisto, president of Finland, said: "We had a thorough meeting with president of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and prime minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson, facilitated by secretary general of NATO Jens Stoltenberg.

"As a result of that meeting, our foreign ministers signed a trilateral memorandum which confirms that Turkey will at the Madrid summit this week support the invitation of Finland and Sweden to become members of NATO."Sweden and Finland agree deal to join Nato.

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Worked well for Putin this, gain a couple of Black Sea ports, and invite Nato right onto its northern border And gets a free ride in Iraq and Syria ErdoganIsPutinII

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NATO: Turkey agrees to back Finland and Sweden's bid to join allianceThe foreign ministers of Turkey, Sweden and Finland have signed a memorandum for the two Nordic states to join NATO, removing a Turkish block to the accession process. I wonder how they achieved that 🤔! RIP Kurds. NATO has decided you are no longer worth it. 🥂🥂🥂🥂🥂

What is the PKK, and why is Turkey holding up NATO expansion?Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has sworn to block membership bids by Finland and Sweden, accusing them of harbouring terrorists TA GO Çİ ? Let's make things simpler, expell Turkey, and yes like the bird, from NATO (and accept them back when democracy and the rule of law are back there), and help the Kurds.

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Announcing the deal following talks in Spain NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: "Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum that addresses Turkey's concerns, including around arms exports and the fight against terrorism.Make informed decisions with the FT Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world.Make informed decisions with the FT Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world."It's a three-way agreement on accession," a NATO source said.

" The deal is a blow for Vladimir Putin who, according to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, is getting more "NATO on his doorstep". Read More: Harrowing new footage emerges of Putin's terror strike on shopping centre Sauli Niinisto, president of Finland, said: "We had a thorough meeting with president of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and prime minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson, facilitated by secretary general of NATO Jens Stoltenberg. Choose your subscription Try full digital access and see why over 1 million readers subscribe to the FT 1 € for 4 weeks. "As a result of that meeting, our foreign ministers signed a trilateral memorandum which confirms that Turkey will at the Madrid summit this week support the invitation of Finland and Sweden to become members of NATO." Sweden and Finland agree deal to join Nato. Picture: Getty Turkish President Recep Erdogan had been poised to block Helsinki and Stockholm’s applications to accede to the 30-member state over their stance on Kurdish rebel groups Turkey considers terrorists.

The two countries, who both share borders with Russia, abandoned decades of exile from the coalition after the Kremlin invaded Ukraine. Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted from the Spanish capital: “Fantastic news as we kick off the NATO Summit. “Sweden and Finland's membership will make our brilliant alliance stronger and safer.” .