Turkey Picks Putin Over NATO? Erdogan Takes U-Turn On 'Sweden Deal'; Puts Condition | Watch
In a big U-Turn, Turkey has put a condition on Sweden for its NATO entry. Turkey's President said that Sweden’s NATO bid depends on its actions against terrorism. This comes weeks after he agreed to clear Sweden's entry at the NATO summit in Vilnius. Turkey's crackdown on Kurdish terrorists demands is old but has been buried recently. On July 10, Turkey dropped its objection and supported Sweden's NATO Membership. But its pro-NATO decision amid the Ukraine war upset its old ally, Russia. Cautioning against NATO, the Kremlin told Turkey to "never put on rose-tinted glasses." And now, Turkey has again repeated its old condition after backing Sweden. This report has full details.