Turkey has achieved the desired steps from Sweden and Finland to agree to their accession to NATO, the office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told TASS after an agreement was announced in Madrid with Turkey to accept Sweden and Finland into the alliance.
"Turkey got what it wanted. The countries agreed to fully cooperate with Turkey in the fight against the Kurdistan Workers' Party and its offshoots. The embargo on defense products will be lifted, cooperation in this direction will be expanded. A structured cooperation mechanism will be established for intelligence exchange in the fight against terrorism. The broadest possible participation of Finland and Sweden in the EU security mechanisms will be supported," the office said.
Turkey will support the broadest possible participation of Sweden and Finland in EU security mechanisms.