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World - War in Ukraine
6/14/2024 5:17:13 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin promised Friday to “immediately” order a cease-fire in Ukraine and begin negotiations if Kyiv started withdrawing troops from the four regions annexed by Moscow in 2022 and renounced plans to join NATO. Ukraine responded by calling Putin’s proposal “manipulative” and “absurd.”

World - War in Ukraine
2/26/2024 7:24:32 PM
Hungary’s parliament voted Monday to ratify Sweden's bid to join NATO, bringing an end to more than 18 months of delays that have frustrated the alliance as it seeks to expand in response to Russia's war in Ukraine.

World - War in Ukraine
12/26/2023 6:51:52 PM
The Turkish parliament's committee on Tuesday approved Sweden's bid to join NATO, an opposition lawmaker told AFP, clearing another hurdle for the Nordic country's accession to the US-led defence organisation.

World - War in Ukraine
12/8/2023 5:17:54 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday made Turkey's ratification of Sweden's stalled NATO membership application conditional on the US Congress "simultaneously" approving Ankara's request for F-16 fighter jets.

World - International
11/16/2023 8:29:33 PM
The Turkish Parliament’s foreign affairs committee on Thursday opened debate on Sweden’s bid to join NATO, but adjourned the proceedings until a later date without reaching a decision.

World - Region
10/23/2023 6:39:40 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey officially submitted Sweden's NATO membership application to parliament on Monday, his office said, bringing closer the possible end of a 17-month diplomatic standoff.

World - War in Ukraine
9/28/2023 1:39:22 PM
France urged Turkey and Hungary on Thursday to come through on Sweden's stalled bid to join NATO.

World - Region
7/12/2023 6:54:17 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that Turkey would not be able to ratify Sweden's NATO candidacy until at least October because parliament was not in session.

World - Region
7/10/2023 11:24:13 PM
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed Monday to forward Sweden's application to join NATO to his parliament for approval, the alliance's head Jens Stoltenberg said.

World - Region
7/10/2023 5:31:51 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he would only back Sweden's NATO candidacy if the European Union resumes long-stalled membership talks with Ankara.

World - International
7/5/2023 7:54:11 PM
President Joe Biden greets Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson at the White House on Wednesday to discuss Sweden's stalled bid to join NATO and Western support for Ukraine ahead of the military alliance's summit next week.

World - War in Ukraine
6/17/2023 7:13:35 PM
The United States won't make special arrangements for Ukraine to join the NATO military alliance, President Joe Biden said Saturday, despite Russia's invasion.

World - International
4/19/2023 3:43:25 PM
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Wednesday it's important that Turkey makes its decision to allow Sweden to join NATO “sooner versus later,” and said he “feels confident” it will happen before the alliance summit in July.

World - International
3/29/2023 12:42:08 PM
Sweden said Wednesday it was summoning the Russian ambassador after he said it and neighboring Finland would become a "legitimate target" of "retaliatory measures" -- including military ones -- if they join NATO.

World - Region
3/17/2023 10:33:21 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey would move forward with ratifying Finland’s NATO application, paving the way for the country to join the military bloc ahead of Sweden.

World - Region
3/15/2023 12:18:20 PM
Finnish president Sauli Niinisto will travel to Turkey to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, with Ankara signalling readiness to approve Finland's NATO bid.

World - Region
2/27/2023 10:39:49 AM
Turkey said on Monday that NATO accession talks with Sweden and Finland would be held next month, after being postponed in January over a row about protests held in Stockholm.

World - War in Ukraine
1/31/2023 7:44:46 PM
Hungary accused Sweden of "stupidity" Tuesday over an extremist incident in Stockholm that led Turkey to suspend NATO accession talks with the Nordic country and its neighbour Finland.

World - International
1/23/2023 7:30:27 PM
Turkey's president said Monday that Sweden shouldn't expect support for NATO membership following weekend protests in Stockholm by an anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups.

World - International
1/22/2023 3:23:06 PM
Sweden's prime minister has condemned as "deeply disrespectful" the weekend burning of a Quran in Stockholm, which has raised tensions with Turkey as the Nordic country courts Ankara over its NATO bid.

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