Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in order to join NATO, Finland and Sweden must take into account Turkey's security concerns, there can be no other choice.
Each member country of the alliance should start from the principle that a threat against one of the NATO countries is a common threat. Therefore, for Finland and Sweden to join NATO, it is necessary to take into account Turkey's security concerns, there can be no other choice, the Turkish leader said before flying to the NATO summit in Madrid.
Erdogan also added that following the meeting of the countries of Turkey, Sweden, Finland and NATO, the position of the Scandinavian countries will become clear. He noted that he expects not idle talk, but specific results.