Finland's president suggests pause on trilateral talks with Turkey over NATO bid with Sweden


The hold-up follows Ankara announcing it would not back Sweden's NATO bid following an anti-Turkey protest in Stockholm. Finland, it seems, is reassessing its options but still insist joining with Sweden is the number one option.

'Hand over your terrorists': Turkey ramps up pressure on NATO hopefuls Sweden and Finland


Sweden and Finland must deport 130 "terrorists" to Turkey before Ankara will approve their NATO bids, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Monday.

Sweden can’t meet some of Turkey’s demands for its NATO bid


Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson says Turkey is making demands that Sweden cannot accept. Ankara’s stipulations were to lift its veto on Stockholm’s bid to join NATO.