“Finland and Sweden should stop spending time NATO”, – the Turkish Presidential Advisor

KYIV. June 4. UNN. Presidential Advisor to Turkey, Fakhrettin Altun, said Dagens Nyheter, that Finland and Sweden have nothing to negotiate with NATO member. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is working to mitigate the situation. About it reports UNN with reference to Yle.


Turkey’s requirements for Finland and Sweden’s membership in NATO remain unchanged. Turkish Presidential Advisor Recep Tayip Erdogan said that these countries have nothing to negotiate on the Alliance.

According to Fakhretin Altuna, Turkey expects more than language, and decisive steps. The same applies to Finland.

Turkey called, in particular, to abolish the restrictions on weapons and extradition to Turkey some opponents of Kurdish organizations and the regime. The last press release of the Presidential Office of Turkey reports that Finland and Sweden are supported by such organizations.

According to Stoltenberg, he and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin discussed the need to solve Turkey’s problems and progress in the consideration of Finland and Sweden’s applications to NATO.

Stoltenberg characterizes his conversation with Erdogan as constructive. They also discussed NATO and Sweden’s applications in NATO, but Stoltenberg fails to discuss the content of discussions.

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