Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billström stated that progress has been made in NATO talks with Turkey.
Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billström made an assessment on his country’s state television about the trilateral meeting he held with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto as part of the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting Held In Bucharest, The Capital Of Romania. Minister Billström stated that progress has been made in the negotiations with Turkey
regarding the membership of Sweden and Finland to NATO . Billström said, “Progress has been made in NATO negotiations. My colleagues also confirmed this in yesterday’s meeting. I will go to Turkey soon. We will meet with the Turkish Foreign Minister, I am looking forward to this meeting .”
Saying that it is not possible to say when Turkey will approve Sweden’s NATO membership, Billström said, “It would be wrong to show a fixed time frame. However, yesterday’s talks showed progress and as we progress in the negotiations, we can probably come to a point where the Turkish parliament can approve . “