The 'police authority has not had sufficient support for its decisions,' says one judge in a statement, adding that security risk concerns were not enough to limit the right to demonstrate.
Türkiye's ratification leaves Finland, which shares a long border with Russia, only a few technical steps away from becoming 31st member of the world's most powerful military bloc.
Türkiye's ratification will leave Finland, which shares a long border with Russia, with only a few technical steps before it becomes the 31st member of the world's most powerful military bloc.
Russian ambassador Viktor Tatarintsev states that Sweden and Finland would be targets of Russia’s retaliatory measures if they join NATO.
A large majority of lawmakers -182 votes for versus six against - approved the accession of the Nordic country into the military alliance.
Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin says that the door is not closed to Stockholm now, but how the process will progress, its pace, and when it will be completed depends on Sweden's steps.
Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO last May but Türkiye, a longstanding NATO member, asked the two Nordic states to take concrete action against terror groups like the PKK and FETO.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he will ask Türkiye's parliament to vote on Finland's NATO application following his meeting with his Finnish counterpart in Ankara on Friday.
Ulf Kristersson says Sweden is 'prepared for what we will do if that were to happen'.
Senior diplomat says documents show statements by Denmark, Germany, Sweden on informing Moscow about investigation 'untrue'.
Trilateral mechanism meeting between Türkiye, Finland and Sweden held in 'positive' atmosphere, says Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin.
Türkiye is more positive towards Finland's process, says Foreign Minister Cavusoglu in a joint news conference with his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto.
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