Talks between Finland, Sweden, Turkey on NATO membership were ‘Good’: Pekka Haavisto

Finland, Sweden, and Turkey had “good” negotiations on NATO bids of Nordic countries, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said on Friday. “Regarding Turkey, our delegations visited [Turkey] on Wednesday … had good negotiations there. Negotiators agreed to continue those talks,” Haavisto said after his meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. (ANI/Sputnik)

Finland and Sweden submit applications to join NATO

Finland and Sweden on Wednesday submitted letters formally expressing interest in joining NATO, a significant moment for two European countries that held the position of military non-alignment until Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The letters were conveyed by the Finnish Ambassador and the Swedish Ambassador to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance’s Brussels […]