Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who has objected to Sweden and Finland joining Nato, held phone calls with the leaders of the two countries on Saturday and discussed his concerns about terrorist organisations. Photo: AFP
Erdogan urges Nato hopefuls Sweden and Finland to stop supporting ‘terror’ groups
  • Turkey says Sweden and Finland harbour people linked to the PKK militant group and followers of Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of a 2016 coup attempt
  • Membership to Nato requires consent of all 30 existing members but Turkey is putting a spanner in the works
21 May 2022 - 11:20PM