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Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu says he supports NATO’s open door policy

Turkey supports open door policy NATOsaid the Foreign Minister of the country Mevlut Cavusoglu. His words lead TASS.

“We have taken a very clear position. It lies in the fact that [Финляндия и Швеция] should completely stop cooperation with terrorist organizations and lift restrictions on the supply of defense industry products to Turkey. Turkey does not object to the expansion of NATO, we oppose those countries that support terrorists,” he said.

The Minister also said that Finland and Sweden have declared their readiness to work with Turkey to eliminate issues of concern Ankara.

May 15 President of Finland Sauli Niiniste reportedthat the country has officially decided to join NATO and apply for membership. The decision to join the alliance will be discussed in the Finnish Parliament on Monday, May 16th.

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey toldthat the people of the country are asking the authorities to block the admission of Finland and Sweden to NATO. Cavusoglu called the fact of allied support unacceptable Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which Ankara considers an extremist group, and the People’s Self-Defense Forces (SNS) in Syria, which Turkey considers an offshoot of the PKK.

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