Tag: Finland

July 4, 2022

Negotiations on Finland’s accession to NATO concluded in Brussels

Photo: pixabay.com According to the STT news agency, negotiations on Finland's entry into the North Atlantic Alliance have been completed in Brussels. It is expected that a protocol will be signed on July 5, according to which Finland will become an observer member in NATO. During the talks, Finland was represented by a delegation led by the country's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto. He also plans […]

July 4, 2022

Named the probability of deploying NATO nuclear weapons in Sweden and Finland

Stockholm and Helsinki have a long way to go to NATO On Tuesday, Sweden and Finland are expected to sign a NATO accession protocol. This was announced last week by Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. However, this is not yet the finish line in the Scandinavian sprint run, but only one of many milestones on a path that can stretch for a long time. Photo: […]

July 3, 2022

Turkey scared Sweden and Finland: non-compliance with the deal will be expensive

Ankara continues to put pressure on Swedes and Finns aspiring to NATO Failure to comply with the deal with Turkey will cost Sweden and Finland much more than its implementation, Akif, chairman of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee, said on Sunday Çağatay Kılıç in connection with the agreement between Ankara, Helsinki and Stockholm reached at the NATO summit in Madrid. Photo: AP In a conversation […]

July 3, 2022

Biden sent a report to Congress on the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

Sweden and Finland decided to join NATO against the backdrop of a Russian special operation in Ukraine. At the end of June, they were officially invited to join the alliance Joe Biden US President Joe Biden sent reports to the relevant congressional committees on the issue of accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, the press service of the White House reported. This procedure is […]

July 2, 2022

Erdogan called on Finland and Sweden not to delay the fulfillment of promises

Erdogan: Turkey will return to its original position if the fulfillment of promises is delayed Turkey will not support the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO if they delay the fulfillment of their obligations, Erdogan said. Countries promised to expel members of the PKK, which Ankara considers terrorist =”Erdogan urged Finland and Sweden not to delay the fulfillment of promises” /> Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

July 1, 2022

The Foreign Ministry called the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO the saddest episode

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO will make the Baltic Sea region a zone of rivalry, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko warned /42/756566855456426.jpg” alt=”The Foreign Ministry called the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO the saddest episode” /> The expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance by joining Finland and Sweden will lead to a deterioration in regional security and turn the […]

July 1, 2022

Erdogan’s intentions to again block Finland and Sweden from joining NATO weighed

“The Turkish leader has the potential to scare the Swedes and Finns by suspending this process” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again said that his country will not ratify the admission of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Alliance if they do not fulfill the obligations previously agreed upon at the NATO summit. In the meantime, Helsinki emphasized that they would not agree […]

June 30, 2022

Erdogan listed the promises of Sweden and Finland for NATO membership

In particular, the President of the Republic said that Sweden promised to expel 73 members of the PKK, which has been declared a terrorist organization in Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Sweden and Finland must fulfill the promises made to Ankara, after which the Turkish parliament will ratify their applications for NATO membership (the candidate must receive approval from all member countries of the organization), Recep […]

June 30, 2022

Putin said that Russia has no problems with Sweden and Finland in NATO

President Putin: Russia will respond in a mirror image to the response to the contingents in Sweden and Finland Sweden and Finland received an invitation to join NATO on June 29th. Putin said that Moscow is not concerned about the possible entry of countries into NATO, but warned them against deploying military contingents and infrastructure of the bloc Russia is not concerned about the possible […]

June 29, 2022

Sweden and Finland received an invitation to join NATO

Now the accession of Sweden and Finland will have to be approved by the parliaments of 30 NATO member countries ” alt=”Sweden and Finland received an invitation to join NATO” /> NATO has officially invited Sweden and Finland to join the alliance, according to its website. These countries now have invited status. “The accession of Finland and Sweden will make them more secure, NATO— stronger, […]

June 29, 2022

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO returned the Baltic to the “pre-Petrine times”

Experts assessed the new threats to Russia from the West During the NATO summit in Madrid, Turkey, Finland and Sweden nevertheless came to a compromise. Ankara no longer objects to the admission of the Scandinavians to the Alliance. The issue of NATO expansion can be considered resolved. It is clear that this changes the balance of power in the northwest of Europe. How exactly the […]

June 28, 2022

Medvedev: Ukraine in NATO is more dangerous for Russia than Finland and Sweden

Photo: Natalia Gubernatorova According to the Arguments and Facts newspaper, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev compared the danger of entering NATO of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden for our country. According to him, for the Russian Federation, Ukraine in NATO is an order of magnitude more dangerous due to the presence of unresolved territorial disputes and different understanding of […]

June 28, 2022

Medvedev considered that Sweden and Finland as part of NATO do not threaten Russia

Medvedev said that the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO does not pose new threats to Russia The accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO does not threaten Russia with “anything particularly new”, said Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev in an interview with Arguments and Facts.< /p> “If they feel better and safer by joining an alliance,— on health»,— he said. […]

June 27, 2022

Turkey announces new NATO summit with Finland and Sweden

The summit with the participation of the first persons of Turkey, NATO, Sweden and Finland will take place on June 28. Ankara will push for amendments to Finnish and Swedish laws to fight “PKK terrorists,” Erdogan's spokesman clarified Turkey will hold a new round of negotiations with Finland and Sweden on NATO membership before alliance summit in Madrid, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on […]

June 22, 2022

Finland to lift restrictions on visa applications from 1 July

Helsinki, Finland In connection with the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on entry, Finland will remove restrictions on the acceptance of visa applications from July 1, the country's embassy in Russia reports. The ministry stressed that visa applications will be accepted at the Finnish visa centers only by appointment, and their consideration is carried out in accordance with the EU visa code. “There is a valid […]

June 16, 2022

Turkey rejects NATO mediation in talks with Finland and Sweden

Ankara demands specific proposals from Helsinki and Stockholm to counter the activists of the Kurdistan Workers' Party on the territory of these countries. Turkey blocks accession of two states to NATO Jens Stoltenberg Turkey rejected NATO's offer to hold trilateral talks with Sweden and Finland over the country's objections to their entry into the alliance, writes the Financial Times, citing three people familiar with it […]

June 14, 2022

Stoltenberg was surprised by the position of Turkey on the membership of Finland and Sweden in NATO

The NATO Secretary General considered Turkey's fears about the entry of Finland and Sweden into the alliance legitimate. Negotiations with Turkey will continue in order to find “a common path forward”, he assured Jens Stoltenberg NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had no reason to believe that Turkey would take a hard line when he promised Finland and Sweden to quickly join the alliance. He spoke […]

June 12, 2022

NATO rejects deadline to host Sweden and Finland at Madrid summit

Stoltenberg: NATO does not consider the Madrid summit as a deadline for hosting Finland and Sweden According to Stoltenberg, NATO does not see the summit as a deadline for hosting Finland and Sweden. He once again stressed that Turkey's concerns are legitimate Jens Stoltenberg and Sauli Niinistö NATO does not consider the Madrid summit from 28 to 30 June as a deadline for hosting Finland […]

June 12, 2022

Finland rules out NATO membership without Sweden

Both countries applied to join the alliance on May 18. Turkey opposes their membership. Russia said that NATO expansion in the region does not pose a “threat”, but retaliatory measures will be taken Jens Stoltenberg and Sauli Niinistö Finland will not join NATO without Sweden, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said during a press conference with the General NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg, who arrived on a […]

June 12, 2022

STT learned of Finland’s refusal to extradite ‘terrorists’ to Turkey

According to the agency, Turkey has sent ten extradition requests to Finland since 2019, but Helsinki agreed to extradite only two people whose ties to the FETO or the PKK were not known Finland did not agree to extradite to Turkey people who, according to Ankara, are associated with the Gülen Movement (FETO) or the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), recognized as terrorist in the republic, […]

June 10, 2022

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Finland announced plans to build barriers on the border with Russia

Finland's border will be strengthened due to “various security threats” and the risk of using migration as a policy tool, the country's interior ministry said. The Finnish authorities will decide on the barriers on the eastern sections of the border The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Finland announced plans to build barriers on the border with Russia” /> Krista Mikkonen The Finnish Ministry of the […]

June 10, 2022

After Putin’s words about Peter I, the President of Finland urgently left the Baltic island

And refused to dine with the King of Sweden According to the British daily tabloid Daily Mail, Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech at a meeting with young entrepreneurs, in which he drew a parallel between current events and era of Peter I, had unexpected consequences outside the Russian Federation. photo frame from video And the consequences are as follows: the president Finland Sauli Niinistö and […]

June 8, 2022

NATO refuses to guarantee non-deployment of nuclear weapons in Finland

NATO Assistant Secretary General Camille Grand said that each member country decides for itself whether to deploy nuclear weapons on its territory. Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin said earlier that this issue is not on the agenda ” alt=”NATO refused to guarantee non-deployment of nuclear weapons in Finland” /> NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defense Investment Camille Grand said in an interview with RTS […]

June 5, 2022

Turkey urged Sweden and Finland not to waste time negotiating with NATO

Now Turkey, Sweden and Finland have nothing to talk about, first they must satisfy the expectations of the Turkish authorities, the presidential adviser said. Turkey seeks both countries to extradite PKK members to it =”Turkey urged Sweden and Finland not to waste time negotiating with NATO” /> Sweden and Finland should not waste time negotiating with NATO about membership in the alliance, since Turkey's requirements […]

June 3, 2022

Biden supported the rapid entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

Joe Biden, at a meeting with Jens Stoltenberg, expressed support for his efforts for the rapid entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO, taking into account the security interests of all allies. Turkey opposes their membership, negotiations are underway rapid accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO” /> At a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, US President Joe Biden expressed support for his […]

May 29, 2022

Erdogan was dissatisfied with the negotiations with Finland and Sweden on NATO

The negotiations of the Finnish and Swedish delegations with the Turkish authorities were not at the expected level, Erdogan said. According to him, as long as he is president, Ankara will not approve the entry into NATO of countries that “support terrorism” Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he was not satisfied with the outcome of negotiations with representatives of the […]

May 28, 2022

Reuters learned about Turkey’s “difficult” negotiations with Sweden and Finland

Turkey's negotiations with the delegations of Sweden and Finland on their accession to NATO were not easy and made little progress. This was reported by Reuters, citing informed sources. “This is not an easy process,”— a senior Turkish official told Reuters. He added that Sweden and Finland must take “difficult” steps to enlist Ankara's support. Another source told the agency that the talks had made […]

May 27, 2022

Stoltenberg supported Turkey in demands to Sweden and Finland

When an ally raises a problem, it must be addressed, Stoltenberg said. Earlier, Turkey opposed the entry of Sweden and Finland into the alliance and put forward a number of demands against them Jens Stoltenberg Sweden and Finland are unlikely to become candidates for joining the alliance at the upcoming NATO summit if they do not fulfill Turkey's demands, Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the […]

May 26, 2022

Macron called on Erdogan to respect the decision of Sweden and Finland to join NATO

The decision to join NATO is the “sovereign choice” of Sweden and Finland, Macron said during a conversation with Erdogan. He expressed hope that an agreement would be found and Turkey would lift its veto soon .jpg” alt=”Macron urged Erdogan to respect the decision of Sweden and Finland to join NATO” /> Emmanuel Macron It is necessary to “respect the sovereign choice” Sweden and Finland […]

May 24, 2022

Turkey called on Finland and Sweden to give guarantees before joining NATO

According to the head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Ankara will host the delegations of Sweden and Finland, where they will demand written guarantees from them not to support “terrorists from the Kurdistan Workers' Party” and the lifting of defense sanctions Mevlut Cavusoglu Turkey needs to obtain written guarantees from Finland and Sweden not to support terrorists before agreeing to their entry into NATO. This […]