(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Finland and Sweden are expected to send delegations to Turkey on
Wednesday, in an attempt to solve problems regarding Ankara's
opposition to the two Nordic counteries' NATO membership, Trend reports citing
'We are sending our delegations to visit Ankara, actually both
Sweden and Finland. This will happen tomorrow so the dialogue is
continuing,' Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said at a
panel in Davos on Tuesday.
Turkey, a longstanding NATO member, has voiced its objections to
Finland and Sweden's NATO membership bids, criticizing the two
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan frequently reiterated Turkey's
objections and said the country will not approve Sweden and
Finland's bid to join NATO, as they fail to take a clear stance
against terrorist organizations.
Any country seeking to join the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance
needs the unanimous support of the 30 members of the military
alliance. The United States and other member states have been
trying to clarify Ankara's position.
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