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World - Region
9/16/2023 6:16:31 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey may part ways with the European Union, implying that the country is thinking about ending its bid to join the 27-nation bloc.

World - International
7/10/2023 12:11:35 PM
Sweden's prime minister will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday in a last-gasp attempt to bridge a diplomatic impasse over his Nordic state's stalled NATO membership drive.

World - War in Ukraine
7/7/2023 6:56:27 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the capitals of Bulgaria and the Czech Republic on Thursday, discussing military aid and receiving assurances of support for Ukraine’s entry into NATO after its war with Russia is over.

World - International
7/6/2023 10:39:09 PM
The leaders of Turkey and Sweden will meet on the eve of a NATO summit next week to try and unblock Stockholm's stalled membership bid, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.

World - International
6/14/2023 1:42:55 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday rebuffed growing international pressure on Ankara to ratify Sweden's NATO membership bid before the Western defence alliance meets in July.

World - International
6/14/2023 12:19:30 PM
Senior officials from NATO, Sweden, Finland and Turkey met in Ankara on Wednesday, Turkish media reports said, as the alliance pushes Turkey to ratify Sweden’s application to join the military bloc.

World - War in Ukraine
6/9/2023 6:26:00 PM
Sweden, whose NATO membership bid is currently blocked, is ready to welcome temporary NATO bases on its soil even before it is a full member, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said Friday.

World - War in Ukraine
4/4/2023 7:23:34 PM
While Finland Tuesday became a full NATO member, Sweden's membership bid remains blocked, an "embarrassing" delay if short-lived but which could make Sweden more vulnerable and create problems within NATO if it drags on, experts told AFP.

World - International
1/8/2023 4:19:43 PM
Turkey, which has for months blocked NATO membership bids by Sweden and Finland, has made some demands that Sweden cannot accept, Sweden's prime minister said on Sunday.

World - Region
12/20/2022 10:30:56 PM
Turkey on Tuesday lashed out at Sweden's refusal to extradite a top reporter that Ankara has demanded in exchange for its ratification of Stockholm's NATO membership bid.

World - Region
7/18/2022 5:49:32 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday renewed his threat to "freeze" the NATO membership bids of both Sweden and Finland unless the military alliance complies with Ankara's conditions.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
7/5/2022 9:43:40 AM
The 30 NATO allies are set to sign off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/29/2022 1:30:50 PM
Turkey said Wednesday it would seek the extradition of 33 alleged Kurdish militants from Sweden and Finland under a deal to secure Ankara's support for the Nordic countries' NATO membership bids.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/17/2022 7:54:57 PM
Finland and Sweden will submit their bids to join NATO together Wednesday, the two Nordic countries announced, despite Turkey's threat to block the military alliance's expansion.

World - International
5/14/2022 2:02:08 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey did not have a "positive opinion" on Finland and Sweden joining NATO, throwing up a potential obstacle for the nations' membership bid.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/4/2022 7:26:47 PM
A Russian army helicopter violated Finland's airspace Wednesday, the defence ministry said, as the country mulls a potential NATO membership bid, which it hopes would be speedy.

World - Region
9/27/2017 11:19:14 AM

World - Region
6/23/2016 12:40:47 PM

World - Region
6/7/2013 4:23:30 PM
EU commissioner for enlargement calls on Turkey 'not to give up' its values of freedom and fundamental rights

World - Region
12/5/2011 7:24:24 PM
The stalled Palestine bid for UN membership, spearheaded by Fath chief, Mahmud Abbas, seems to still be an option, as stated by Abbas

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