NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg has said he will convene a meeting in Brussels in the coming days with senior officials from Sweden, Finland and Turkey to discuss Turkey's opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance.
June 1, 2022
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Nato to convene meeting over Turkey's opposition to Sweden, Finland
NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg
- Stoltenberg in close contact with leaders of Turkey, Finland and Sweden
- Strong consensus within Nato
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"I'm in close contact with President Erdogan of Turkey and with the leaders of Finland and Sweden," Stoltenberg said at a news conference in Washington with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
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Mr Blinken said that there was a "strong consensus within Nato, broadly, to support the rapid accession of Sweden and Finland to the alliance" and he was confident it would happen. BBC News