Explainer-Why Is Turkey Blocking Swedish and Finnish NATO Membership?

Explainer-Why Is Turkey Blocking Swedish and Finnish NATO Membership?

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of quickly joining NATO have run into an obstacle in the form of objections by Turkey, which holds veto powers over accession to the military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, … Read more