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Erdogan’s high price for Sweden, Finland joining NATO  

The Turkish president senses an opportunity to finally settle scores regarding perceived previous slights by NATO powers. 
US President Joe Biden (C) welcomes Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (L) and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson.

Erdogan: Sweden, Finland are hotbeds of terrorism 

US President Joe Biden told Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto on May 19 at the White House that they have the "full, total, complete backing" of the United States in their bids for NATO membership.  

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