Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara would continue to monitor the implementation of a memorandum that foresees Norway and Finland addressing Türkiye's terrorism concerns.
Türkiye "achieved concrete, specific and significant results," says Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, referring to Nordic countries' pledge to address Ankara's concerns over terrorism.
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said that Ankara would seek the extradition of 33 members of the PKK and FETO terror groups from Sweden and Finland.
Türkiye, Sweden and Finland have signed a memorandum on co-operation, paving the way of the Nordic countries' entry to NATO.
Turkish American National Steering Committee exhibits footwear at iconic Times Square in memory of 251 Turkish citizens killed while battling putschists on the night of July 15, 2016.
A ceasefire should be declared in Ukraine as soon as possible to reestablish peace and stability in the region, says Turkish National Defence Minister Hulusi Akar.
NATO is not an economic cooperation organisation, so Sweden and Finland are expected to end the existence of terror groups in their countries, says Türkiye's presidential spokesperson.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says dialogue continues to find a united way forward amid Türkiye's opposition to Sweden and Finland’s bid to join the military alliance over their support for terrorist groups.
Police did not intervene in the demonstration by the members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group around the Turkish Consulate General Athens-Piraeus in the Greek capital.
"No NATO ally has suffered more terrorist attacks than Türkiye", acknowledged NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, adding that talks with Türkiye would continue.
"Extraditing terrorists to Türkiye and preventing terrorist organisations from operating on Swedish soil are our sine qua non", said the country's communications director.
Turkish Foreign Ministry spoke to Greek envoy Christodoulos Lazaris to express Türkiye's concerns and objection to the presence and activities of terror groups in Greece.
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