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 … “Stoltenberg supported Turkey in demands to Sweden and Finland”

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

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

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Gasum announced the suspension of gas supplies from Russia to Finland

Gas supplies from Russia have been stopped, Finland will supply it in the summer season via the Balticconnector pipeline, Gasum reported. Gasgrid Finland assured that the country's system is balanced Natural gas imports from Russia to Finland are suspended, during the entire summer season the company will purchase it from other suppliers through the Balticconnector … “Gasum announced the suspension of gas supplies from Russia to Finland”

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Erdogan called NATO a condition for joining the alliance of Sweden and Finland

NATO chief Stoltenberg agreed that it is necessary to take into account the interests of Turkey, and pointed out the need to continue negotiations to find a solution for the membership of Finland and Sweden in the alliance Jens Stoltenberg NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg held talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the entry … “Erdogan called NATO a condition for joining the alliance of Sweden and Finland”

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Finland has announced the date of cessation of gas supplies from Russia amid record sales

Helsinki reported that they had not received notifications from Gazprom. A message appeared on the website of the Finnish state-owned gas company Gasum that fuel supplies from Russia are being stopped this week. The statement also mentions the dates when the pumping will be stopped – the evening of May 20, or the 21st. The … “Finland has announced the date of cessation of gas supplies from Russia amid record sales”

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Sweden and Finland apply to join NATO

The ambassadors of Sweden and Finland applied for these countries to join NATO. Putin said that their entry into the alliance would not pose a threat to Russia, but it would respond if the military infrastructure in these territories was expanded. . Now applications for membership must be considered by the Council of the North … “Sweden and Finland apply to join NATO”

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FT learned of Turkey’s blocking of negotiations on Sweden and Finland in NATO

Ankara prevented the consideration of the applications of the two countries to join the alliance. Erdogan said earlier that Turkey will not approve the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO due to sanctions and the lack of a clear position towards the Kurds Turkey blocked the start of negotiations in NATO on joining the … “FT learned of Turkey’s blocking of negotiations on Sweden and Finland in NATO”

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The political scientist assessed the chances of deploying NATO infrastructure in Sweden and Finland

The bloc's activities on their territory may be restricted In mid-May, Sweden and Finland officially announced their intentions to join the North Atlantic Alliance, although both countries had maintained a neutral status for many years. Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that the entry of these countries into NATO does not pose a threat to Russia, … “The political scientist assessed the chances of deploying NATO infrastructure in Sweden and Finland”

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The Kremlin saw a reason for analysis in the situation with Sweden, Finland and NATO

Dmitry Peskov: Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO is a reason for a very deep analysis According to Peskov, Moscow will analyze the current events, but is already convinced that NATO expansion will not strengthen Europe's security https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/8/58/756526957084588.jpg” alt=”The Kremlin saw a reason for analysis in the situation with Sweden, Finland and NATO” /> Dmitry … “The Kremlin saw a reason for analysis in the situation with Sweden, Finland and NATO”

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Peskov called the differences between Ukraine and Sweden with Finland in NATO

Russia has no territorial disputes with Finland and Sweden. If Ukraine became a member of NATO, then Moscow would have a territorial dispute, which carries huge, huge risks for the entire continent, Peskov explained Dmitry Peskov Possible entry of Ukraine into NATO could lead to territorial dispute between Russia and a state that is part … “Peskov called the differences between Ukraine and Sweden with Finland in NATO”

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TRT announces refusal of Finland and Sweden to extradite ‘terrorists’ to Turkey

The authorities did not receive a single positive response to the extradition request for 33 individuals. The residence of members of the PKK and FETO banned in Turkey in Sweden and Finland is the reason why Ankara opposes the membership of these countries in NATO Stockholm, Sweden Sweden and Finland did not agree to extradite … “TRT announces refusal of Finland and Sweden to extradite ‘terrorists’ to Turkey”

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Putin said that the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO does not pose a threat

At the same time, the President stressed that the expansion of military infrastructure in the Scandinavian countries “will certainly cause our response” Video Russia has no problems with Finland and Sweden, their entry into NATO does not pose an immediate threat, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the CSTO summit. But the expansion of military … “Putin said that the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO does not pose a threat”

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The military denied the transfer of equipment from the Leningrad region to the border of Finland

Military equipment does not follow from the Vyborgsky district of the Leningrad region to the Russian-Finnish border, and Iskanders are not deployed in that zone, the ZVO said. Earlier, VChK-OGPU wrote about the equipment on the road to Vyborg. Russian Iskander missile systems or other military equipment do not follow in the direction of Finland, … “The military denied the transfer of equipment from the Leningrad region to the border of Finland”

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The President of Finland called cold-blooded conversation with Putin about NATO

Finnish President Niinistö: conversation with Putin was calm and cool Putin was “surprisingly calm” about the conversation with Niinistö about Finland's prospects in NATO, the president said. Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow would take steps of a “military-technical nature” jpg” alt=”President of Finland called cold-blooded conversation with Putin about NATO” /> Sauli … “The President of Finland called cold-blooded conversation with Putin about NATO”

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Sweden followed Finland in joining NATO

If approved, Stockholm intends to achieve non-deployment of nuclear weapons and permanent bases of the alliance in the country, the ruling party of Sweden said. The leaders of other parties approved the submission of an application to NATO Finland decided to join NATO” /> Sweden has officially decided to apply to join NATO, the ruling … “Sweden followed Finland in joining NATO”

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The President of Finland doubted the possibility of a “Russian attack”

Niinistö said that he did not believe in a scenario in which Russia would attack Finland – not before, not now. On the eve of Helsinki, they officially decided to join NATO, Putin called such a step erroneous ” alt=”The President of Finland doubted the possibility of a “Russian attack”” /> Sauli Niinistö Finland used … “The President of Finland doubted the possibility of a “Russian attack””

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Czech Republic supports Finland and Sweden joining NATO

The Czech Republic fully supports the entry of Finland and Sweden into the North Atlantic Alliance, said Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky. “We warmly welcome Finland and Sweden, and support their interest in joining [NATO], we believe them with their friends», — he said. At the same time, the diplomat recalled that time is needed … “Czech Republic supports Finland and Sweden joining NATO”

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Finland plans to apply for NATO membership on May 18

The Permanent Representative of Finland to NATO in Brussels is likely to apply to join the alliance on Wednesday 18 May. Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto told the Aftonbladet newspaper about this. “For our part, this [application] will be done by the NATO ambassador in Brussels physically, probably on Wednesday. Then, if negotiations with NATO … “Finland plans to apply for NATO membership on May 18”

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German Foreign Minister urged to quickly accept Sweden and Finland into NATO

Annalena Burbock emphasized that there should be no “grey zone” between countries applying for NATO membership and their acceptance, the allies should ensure their security after the initiative of Helsinki and Stockholm Annalena Burbock Germany will do everything to speed up the process of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock told reporters … “German Foreign Minister urged to quickly accept Sweden and Finland into NATO”

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Finland decides to join NATO

Earlier, Vladimir Putin said that Finland's rejection of the traditional policy of neutrality and the country's entry into NATO would be a mistake, since there are no threats to the security of Helsinki Sanna Marin and Sauli Niinistö The government of Finland has officially decided to join the North Atlantic Alliance ( NATO). This was … “Finland decides to join NATO”

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Turkish Foreign Ministry announced the absence of “bargaining” in the position on Finland in NATO

Cavusoglu called the republic's position clear: Ankara supports the principle of “open doors” in NATO, but cannot ignore information about “support for terrorism” in the Scandinavian countries seeking to join the alliance Mevlut Cavusoglu Turkey's position on Finland's accession to NATO is “very clear”, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, Hurriyet reports. Earlier, President Recep Tayyip … “Turkish Foreign Ministry announced the absence of “bargaining” in the position on Finland in NATO”

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Biden expressed support for the desire of Finland and Sweden to become part of NATO

The US President spoke by telephone with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö. The latter told his American colleague about further steps taken by Helsinki to join the US President Joe Biden supports NATO's open door policy and the right of Finland and Sweden to make their own security decisions, the … “Biden expressed support for the desire of Finland and Sweden to become part of NATO”

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The Foreign Ministry revealed what will determine the response to Finland’s accession to NATO

Deputy Foreign Minister Grushko: the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO will not go unanswered According to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grushko, Russia's response will depend on what infrastructure NATO deploys in Finland and Sweden Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian If Finland and Sweden join NATO, Russia will not decide on its … “The Foreign Ministry revealed what will determine the response to Finland’s accession to NATO”

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Putin called Finland’s refusal of neutrality and joining NATO a mistake

According to the Russian leader, Finland's accession to NATO could have a negative impact on Russian-Finnish relations, which for many years were built on good neighborliness and partner cooperation Vladimir Putin countries in NATO would be a mistake, since there are no threats to the security of Helsinki, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a … “Putin called Finland’s refusal of neutrality and joining NATO a mistake”

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Turkey says it has not “closed the door” to Sweden and Finland in NATO

Turkish leader's spokesman Kalin: Ankara has not closed doors for Sweden and Finland in NATO Turkey says members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which Ankara considers a terrorist organization, are recruiting in Europe, including in Sweden Ibrahim Kalin Turkey “didn't close the door” for Sweden and Finland to join NATO, but wants to negotiate with … “Turkey says it has not “closed the door” to Sweden and Finland in NATO”

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Finland says they are ready for Russia’s response to joining NATO

Finnish Minister Tuppurainen said she is not afraid of Russia's reaction to NATO membership Finland is ready for Russia's response to the country's NATO membership, it is her choice, and she is not afraid of possible threats, the minister said. Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry warned of a response taking into account the infrastructure that … “Finland says they are ready for Russia’s response to joining NATO”

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Polyansky did not rule out that Finland and Sweden could become “the goal of Russia”

This will happen if NATO troops appear on the territory of these countries after they join the bloc, said the first deputy representative of Russia to the UN. According to him, NATO membership “would be the worst solution for them, but not for Russia” Dmitry Polyansky Sweden and Finland, who want to join NATO, could … “Polyansky did not rule out that Finland and Sweden could become “the goal of Russia””

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Putin discussed with the Security Council the threat from the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO

Dmitry Peskov: Vladimir Putin discussed with members of the Security Council the expansion of NATO and Ukraine The Russian President discussed at a meeting with members of the Security Council the possible threats from the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO, as well as a special operation in Ukraine, the progress of which was … “Putin discussed with the Security Council the threat from the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO”

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Turkey did not see any positive in the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO

Turkish President Erdogan: “We don't see any positives in Finland and Sweden joining NATO” Turkish President Erdogan said that the Scandinavian countries are a “guest house for terrorists”, referring to the Kurdistan Workers' Party. “We cannot look at it positively,” he stressed Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey does not consider the possibility of Finland and Sweden's … “Turkey did not see any positive in the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO”

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