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Sweden and Finland will continue NATO negotiations with Turkiye
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Sweden and Finland will continue NATO negotiations with Turkiye

Sweden and Finland said that the Nordic countries would continue to talk with Turkiye about Ankara’s objections to their NATO membership bids.

Officials from Sweden and Finland visit Ankara for NATO membership
Bilateral Relations

Officials from Sweden and Finland visit Ankara for NATO membership

Sweden and Finland’s applications for NATO membership will be held between two Baltic states and Turkiye at the Presidential Complex.

Turkiye negotiates Sweden and Finland’s membership in NATO
Defence Politics

Turkiye negotiates Sweden and Finland’s membership in NATO

Turkish authorities leaked their wish list to the public for the lifting of Finland and Sweden’s veto on NATO membership.

Finland and Sweden submit NATO membership applications
Defence Politics

Finland and Sweden submit NATO membership applications

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO on Wednesday at allied headquarters, motivated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and kicking off a process expected to take only a few weeks.

Sweden and Finland Announce their Wish to Join NATO
Defence Politics

Sweden and Finland Announce their Wish to Join NATO

Following the Finnish government’s decision to apply for NATO Membership, the Swedish government has followed the same route.

Turkiye objects to Sweden and Finland’s membership in NATO
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Turkiye objects to Sweden and Finland’s membership in NATO

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that Turkiye is not favouring two Baltic countries’ membership in NATO.

The Turkish Team placed ninth in NATO Cyber ​​Security Exercise
Cyber Warfare

The Turkish Team placed ninth in NATO Cyber ​​Security Exercise

Turkish Cyber Security team is placed 9th at NATO's Locked Shield Exercise for cyber warfare simulation.

Finland gets Closer to NATO with Parliament Supporting Military Alignment
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Finland gets Closer to NATO with Parliament Supporting Military Alignment

The first parliamentary debate on the candidacy revealed a majority in favour and a minority against.

Russia Triggered the NATO membership Process in Scandinavia
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Russia Triggered the NATO membership Process in Scandinavia

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to prevent the country’s NATO membership may have triggered a new political process.

Turkish Defence Industry to improve with NATO Allies
Regional / Strategy

Turkish Defence Industry to improve with NATO Allies

Defence industry cooperation came to the fore at the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting. Defence industry cooperation came to the fore at the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting held in Brussels on 6-7 April. Britain lifted export restrictions, and it was agreed with Canada that an exchange of letters would overcome the problem with export permits.

Zelensky: Ukraine no longer insists on NATO Alliance
Defence Politics

Zelensky: Ukraine no longer insists on NATO Alliance

Ukrainian President Zelensky said he is no longer pressing for NATO membership as the alliance was worried about a confrontation with Russia.

NATO Defence Ministers To Meet Virtually to Discuss Russia’s War on Ukraine
Regional / Strategy

NATO Defence Ministers To Meet Virtually to Discuss Russia’s War on Ukraine

NATO defence ministers will meet via secure teleconference to review the latest developments in Russia's conflict with Ukraine. .

Stoltenberg Counts TB2 as the Key Capability for Ukraine
Unmanned Systems

Stoltenberg Counts TB2 as the Key Capability for Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg counted TB2s in Ukraine as key capabilities that Turkey has provided to Ukraine. Stoltenberg held a press conference following the emergency meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels. The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with counterparts ahead of his visits to Moldova, Poland and the Baltic states to discuss Russia’s assault on Ukraine.

NATO adds Finland and Sweden into NATO Consultations Circle
Regional / Strategy

NATO adds Finland and Sweden into NATO Consultations Circle

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that NATO would have further coordination and information sharing with Finland and Sweden.