China News Service, June 29. According to CNN, on the 28th local time, Finnish President Niinisto announced that Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden in joining NATO.

On June 28, local time, the leaders of Turkey, Finland and Sweden met in Madrid, Spain.

  Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a joint memorandum on the matter in preparation for a major summit, Niinistö said in a statement, "The concrete steps for our NATO membership will be announced by NATO allies in the next two days. consent."

  He also said the joint memorandum underscores a commitment to "full support for threats to each other's security."

Previously, NATO member Turkey has expressed its opposition to Finland and Sweden joining NATO on different occasions.

  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Swedish Prime Minister Andreessen and Finnish President Niinisto will all take part in the NATO summit in Madrid, chaired by NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg.

  Stoltenberg said after the memorandum was signed, “I am pleased to announce that we have now reached an agreement that paves the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO. Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum addressing the Turkey's concerns, including arms exports and the fight against terrorism."

  He also said that NATO allied leaders will decide on the 29th whether to invite Finland and Sweden to join NATO.

  U.S. President Biden previously expressed support for the two Nordic countries to join NATO, arguing that the rapid accession of these two countries is a setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin, because it means the expansion of NATO and has a greater impact on security near Russia's borders .

  U.S. National Security Adviser Sullivan said Biden had a phone call with Erdogan on the 28th, after which they will hold a face-to-face meeting in Madrid to discuss the common interests of the two countries.

But Sullivan said Biden did not intend to "play the role of a middleman" between Finland, Sweden and Turkey.

  On May 18, Sweden and Finland formally submitted their applications to NATO to Stoltenberg.

According to the regulations, NATO must "unanimously agree" on the premise of 30 member states to admit new members.

  Since Finland and Sweden expressed their desire to apply to join NATO, Turkey has clearly expressed its opposition.

Turkey has repeatedly stressed that Finland and Sweden must stop supporting the PKK, the Syrian Kurdish armed "People's Protection Units" and the "Gulen Movement" when they seek to join NATO, and lift restrictions on Turkey's export of defense equipment.

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