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Turkish lawmakers to decide on Swedens NATO accession protocol soon, says parliament speaker

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Turkish lawmakers to decide on Swedens NATO accession protocol soon, says parliament speaker

Published October 24,2023


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Turkish lawmakers will resolve on Sweden‘s NATO accession protocol as quickly as potential, mentioned Türkiye’s parliament speaker on Tuesday.

Numan Kurtulmuş advised Anadolu that they are going to ship the accession protocol to the Foreign Affairs Commission when he will get again to Türkiye from the Czech capital Prague.

“I hope that it will come to the General Assembly … as soon as possible and our deputies will make their decisions,” he mentioned after attending the Second Parliamentary Summit of the Crimea Platform in Prague.

After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday signed the accession protocol and despatched it to parliament, Sweden welcomed the news.

Finland and Sweden utilized for NATO membership quickly after Russia launched a warfare in Ukraine in February 2022.

Türkiye beforehand accredited Finland’s membership to NATO however had mentioned it was ready for Sweden to abide by a trilateral memorandum signed in June 2022 to handle Ankara’s safety considerations.

Turkish officers have repeatedly confused that it’s as much as Turkish lawmakers to resolve to ratify Sweden’s accession or not.

All members of NATO-including Türkiye, a member for over 70 years-must approve any new members becoming a member of the alliance.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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