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The US reiterates its support for Finland and Sweden’s membership in NATO

WASHINGTON, 24 january (Reuters) – Helsinki North Europe regarding their country’s request to join the army Turkey after saying that there is a need for a break in the tripartite talks with Biden administration on Tuesday in both Finland and Sweden at the first opportunity NATOreiterated his support for joining the union.

State Department spokesman Ned Price repeatedly asked at a press briefing whether Washington would support Finland’s possible membership without Sweden, but declined to comment on what he called a “hypothetical” rather than a “current live question.”

“It’s always been a discussion about Finland and Sweden… (about) moving from a 28-member union to a 30-member union. We want to see that happen,” Price said, adding that Finland’s NATO“It’s just a question” that we’re not having fun.”

Turkey the president said that at the weekend in Stockholm Turkey held near the embassy protest after the action and the burning of a copy of the Koran, Sweden should not expect support.

Reporting by Daphne Psaledakis, Humeyra Pamuk and Simon Lewis; Edited by Sandra Mahler

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2023-01-25 00:54:43
Source – reuters

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