Finnish President Niinisto says Turkey has agreed to back Finnish and Swedish NATO membership


Reuters | Madrid | Updated: 28-06-2022 23:58 IST | Created: 28-06-2022 23:58 IST
Finnish President Niinisto says Turkey has agreed to back Finnish and Swedish NATO membership
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Finland's President Niinisto said on Tuesday that Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden's joint membership of NATO, on the first day of the alliance's summit in the Spanish capital Madrid.

Niinisto said the breakthrough came after the three countries signed a joint memorandum "to extend their full support against threats to each other’s security."

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