ISTANBUL — NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, potentially among the most dramatic changes in European security policy in decades, now depends largely on one person’s decision : President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Erdogan’s decision to block the two countries’ quick entrance to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization opened the door to complex negotiations between Western allies and the Turkish government over concerns. mentioned the presence of Kurdish fighters in Sweden and the restrictions on weapons. sales to Turkey.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/nato-bids-from-finland-and-sweden-now-depend-on-turkeys-president-11653130800 NATO Bids From Finland and Sweden Now Depend on Turkey’s President