Turkey says open to talking with Finland, Sweden over NATO bid | World News

Turkey voiced readiness Saturday to talk about Finland and Sweden’s plans to be part of NATO, regardless of accusing them of harbouring “terrorist organisations”.

“A big majority of the Turkish people are against the membership of those countries who are supporting PKK terrorist organization … but these are the issues that we need to talk of course with our NATO allies as well as these countries,” stated Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu whereas arriving for talks in Berlin with NATO counterparts in addition to Finland and Sweden.

The PKK is the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which has been designated a terrorist organisation within the UK, European Union and the United States.

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