Biden makes coy comment about Turkey allowing Sweden's NATO bid as country demands American F-16 fighter jets

Posted on AllSides July 11th, 2023
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Ahead of NATO’s summit on Tuesday, President Biden said he was not surprised by Turkey’s decision to withdraw its objections to Sweden joining the alliance. "Not at all," Biden told a group of reporters on his way to Tuesday’s meeting held in Vilnius, Lithuania's capital. He also suggested he was the reason Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ultimately changed his decision, saying: "I've talked to Erdogan." When another reporter asked Biden why Turkey ultimately changed its tune regarding Sweden’s membership, he responded with a smile: "What do you think." Biden...

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