Following this development, the Swedish government announced that it had decided to send a delegation of diplomats to Turkey to discuss NATO membership. Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde confirmed that the delegation will go to Turkey, and stated that a delegation will be sent to Ankara very soon to evaluate the ruling Social Democratic Party’s decision to apply for the country’s NATO membership.
Evaluating Russia’s reaction to Sweden’s application for NATO membership, Linde said, “Russia violated our airspace, they carried out disinformation campaigns that we are Nazis. Cyber attacks will increase and there will be activity on our border.” used the phrases.
At the meeting of the Social Democratic Party administration yesterday, it was decided to apply for NATO membership. With this decision, with the support of right-wing parties in the parliament, Sweden’s application for NATO membership is considered definitive.
On the other hand, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who met with Linde at the Informal Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Berlin, the capital of Germany, emphasized that Sweden and Finland openly support the terrorist organization PKK/YPG and said, “This means that our people “Despite all our warnings, a country that will become an ally should not support the PKK/YPG, a terrorist organization that attacks us every day, martyring our soldiers, our police and our civilians.” had used the words.