Turkey continues to stand in the way of Sweden’s NATO accession

According to the head of Sweden’s government, Ulf Kristersson, Turkey’s demands on his country continue to stand in the way of Sweden joining NATO. “Turkey has confirmed that we have done what we promised them,” Kristersson said Sunday at a security and defense conference in Sälen, western Sweden. “But they also say that they want things that we can’t and won’t give them. So the decision is now with Turkey.” He said he remains convinced that Turkey will agree to Sweden’s accession. “We just don’t know when.”

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