Turkey’s leader opposes letting Finland, Sweden join NATO

HELSINKI — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that his country is “not favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO, indicating Turkey could use its membership in the Western military alliance to veto moves to admit the two countries. “We are following developments concerning Sweden and Finland, but we are not of a favorable … Read more

Finland’s leaders call for NATO membership ‘without delay’

HELSINKI — Finland’s leaders said Thursday they’re in favor of rapidly applying for NATO membership, paving the way for a historic expansion of the alliance that could deal a serious blow to Russia as its military struggles with its war in Ukraine. The announcement by President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin means that … Read more

Sweden reintroduces border checks, citing ‘a serious threat’

Sweden is reintroducing temporary border controls at airports, road crossings with other countries and other entry points to the Scandinavian nation ByAssociated Press May 6, 2022, 3:51 PM • 2min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article STOCKHOLM — Sweden said Friday it was reintroducing temporary border controls at ferry terminals, airports, road crossings … Read more