Erdogan ‘to block’ Swedish, Finnish Nato bids

Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned Turkey would not ratify the NATO membership bids of both Sweden and Finland until the promises made by the two Nordic countries are "kept".

"Until the promises made to our country are kept, we will maintain our principled position," Erdogan said in a speech to parliament in Ankara.