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US approves Sweden, Finland NATO bid as Turkey warns of conditions

Turkey's President Erdogan warned again this week that his government would block the two Nordic countries' bid to join NATO unless they take action against Kurdish leftist groups.
US President Joe Biden signs the agreement for Finland and Sweden to be included in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

US President Joe Biden signed Washington’s approval for Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) on Tuesday, describing it as a “watershed moment” for European and global stability.

“Together, we commit that the United States, Finland and Sweden will continue to remain vigilant against any threats to our shared security, and deter any confrontation and confront any aggression or threat of aggression,” Biden said.

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