Sweden: Negotiations with Turkey are at a positive point

Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said that NATO negotiations with Turkey continue as usual and they are at a positive point.

Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson met with Charles Michel, the Leader of the European Union (EU) Council, in the capital city of Stockholm. After the meeting, a joint press conference was held.

Stating that NATO negotiations continue with Turkey in their usual course, Kristersson said, “I think Turkey is at a positive point in approving Sweden’s NATO membership. In the end, Turkey will decide.” used his words.

Reminding that 28 NATO countries have approved Sweden’s NATO membership, Kristersson said, “We respect the ratification process of each country. Sweden and Finland fulfill the commitments of the Triple Memorandum with Turkey. As we have stated before, regarding the extraditions Turkey requests from Sweden, “I respect the decision that Turkey will make about us,” he said.

EU Board Leader Michel said that EU countries should remain an attractive place to invest in renewable power.

Michel, “I believe that we need to act quickly to defend our interests and companies at the summit of EU presidents to be held in Brussels on February 9-10. I think there is also an opportunity to strengthen our competitiveness in Europe.” he spoke