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Erdoğan says Turkish parliament will ratify Finland’s application to join NATO

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2023
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said his nation’s parliament will ratify Finland’s application to the western security alliance NATO in an agreement that for now would leave out fellow Nordic applicant Sweden. Erdoğan announced the news at a press conference in Ankara on Friday with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö after the two leaders met for bilateral talks in the Turkish capital. “When it comes to fulfilling its pledges in the trilateral memorandum of understanding, we have seen that Finland has taken authentic and concrete steps,” the Turkish leader said. Niinistö...

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