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Turkey would not greenlight NATO membership for countries imposing sanctions on it: Erdogan

PoliticsTurkey would not greenlight NATO membership for countries imposing sanctions on it: Erdogan

Ankara (The Times Groupe)- Turkey will not allow countries that impose sanctions on it to join NATO, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

“We will not agree to sanctions imposed on Turkey on its path to joining NATO,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Ankara during a joint news conference with his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

Turkey has been a member of NATO for 70 years, and all new members must be approved by its fellow members.

President Erdogan also criticized Finland and Sweden for lack of clear stances against terrorist groups.

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