Turkey accepts last-minute Sweden's NATO membership

Turkey accepts last-minute Sweden’s NATO membership

Recently, a case of the burning of the Quran by a person came to the fore in the European nation of Sweden. After this, the Muslim nations of the whole world expressed strong opposition to Sweden on this incident. Turkey also strongly objected to the incident of the burning of the Quran. Now Turkey is talking about supporting the same Sweden to get the membership of ‘NATO’ nations. But for this Turkey has also put a big condition.

Turkish President Erdogan Vilnius has said that if European nations ‘open the way’ for Turkey, then his nation Turkey can accept Sweden’s NATO membership. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that his nation will accept Sweden’s membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) if European countries “open the way” for Turkey’s bid to join the European Union (EU). can give.

Turkey has not yet given final approval for Sweden’s NATO membership. Erdogan made the remarks in Ankara before leaving for the alliance summit in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Turkey has been trying to join the EU, but its efforts have been hampered by Ankara’s pushback on democracy and its disputes with EU member Cyprus.

US President Joe Biden also wants Sweden to be included in NATO. US President Joe Biden had a telephone conversation with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan about this. The White House itself had given information about this conversation on Sunday. Sweden is facing a lot of difficulties to join the world’s largest security alliance because Tayyip Erdogan has been against the decision to include Sweden in NATO. Now he has also put a big condition for Sweden to join NATO. Earlier, Sweden failed to persuade Turkey to remove roadblocks to NATO membership on Thursday at a foreign minister-level meeting.