Türkiye "achieved concrete, specific and significant results," says Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, referring to Nordic countries' pledge to address Ankara's concerns over terrorism.
"We don't have problems with Sweden and Finland as we do with Ukraine," President Vladimir Putin says but warns Moscow will respond if NATO sets up infrastructure in these countries.
Member countries agree to sign accession protocols of Nordic nations after talks between NATO member Türkiye and two Nordic states.
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.
Finland and Sweden have agreed to cooperate in Türkiye's fight against the PKK terror group and its offshoots, according to the memorandum signed by the three sides.
A phone call between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his American counterpart Joe Biden addressed regional matters and the issues concerning Türkiye-US relations, according to a statement by Türkiye's Communications Directorate.
Sweden and Finland have to take into account Türkiye's security concerns, Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says ahead of NATO summit.
Türkiye's President Erdogan attending four-way talks on Tuesday "does not mean we will take a step back from our position" on Nordic bid to join NATO, says Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin.
No progress possible on Nordic NATO bids until Finland, Sweden meet Ankara's security demands, Türkiye’s Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin reiterates.
Türkiye has been in talk with Finland and Sweden to address the concerns, which include the PKK terror group's activities in both countries.
Terror group supporters gather at Gotaplatsen square in Gothenburg, calling for arms embargo on Türkiye.
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