He said this at a press conference.

Milanovich's statement leads TASS. 

“What remains for me then is to write an instruction to the Croatian ambassador (at NATO about the need to vote against Finland and Sweden), to put him in an awkward position,” Milanovic said.

According to the Croatian leader, those who speak in Parliament against the ratification of the agreement on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO will be on the side of Croatia's national interests.

Earlier, the DPA agency, citing sources, reported that Turkey had blocked negotiations on Finland and Sweden joining the North Atlantic Alliance.

Prior to this, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey cannot say yes to the membership of Finland and Sweden in NATO.

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