Finland says to stay with Sweden in NATO course of
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland is sustaining its plan to affix NATO concurrently Nordic neighbour Sweden, Finnish overseas minister Pekka Haavisto mentioned on Monday.
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan signalled on Sunday that Ankara might comply with Finland becoming a member of NATO forward of Sweden, amid rising tensions with Stockholm, and Turkish Overseas Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday made related statements.
“Our sturdy want remains to be to affix NATO along with Sweden,” Haavisto informed a information convention in Helsinki.
(Reporting by Essi Lehto, modifying by Terje Solsvik)