Expressing that he has discussed Sweden’s and Finland’s participation in NATO with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, US Foreign Secretary Antony Blinken said he was confident a deal could be achieved. concluded on the accession of the two countries.
Sunday, May 15, 2022, 11:08 PM
Blinken, who held a press conference after the informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers held in Berlin, the capital of Germany, said he would not give details of his meeting with Çavuşoğlu or the NATO sessions:
- With regard to Sweden and Finland and their possible membership in NATO, it is a process. And NATO is a place of dialogue, a place of discussion. A place to talk about the differences we may have. I heard very strong support for Finland and NATO. If they choose to join the alliance, I am very confident that we will reach a consensus on this.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, during the press conference he held after the informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, during his trilateral meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde and Minister Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto, and at the NATO meeting, Swedish and Finnish support for the PKK/YPG terrorist organization announced that they had spoken about it.