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What Turkey Got for Letting Sweden, Finland Join NATO

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Sweden and Finland submitted their applications for membership of NATO in May. Pundits predicted the alliance would welcome the pair as prospective members at its end-of-June summit. But Turkey swiftly quashed the jubilation by withholding its crucial assent and complaining about the two countries' support of Kurdish groups.
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Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, ending an impasse that had clouded a leaders' summit opening in Madrid amid Europe's worst security crisis in decades, triggered by the war in Ukraine.

2 months ago·Korea, Republic of
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Turkey retracts veto on Sweden, Finland joining NATO amid war summit in Madrid

On the eve of the NATO summit focusing on war against Russia in Ukraine, as well as confronting China, top officials from Turkey, Sweden and Finland made an agreement allowing Stockholm's and Helsinki’s entry into the military alliance.

2 months ago·United States
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Defense One

What Turkey Got for Letting Sweden, Finland Join NATO

And the prospective alliance members got a lesson in the politics of collective defense.

2 months ago
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