Türkiye says more steps needed for Sweden’s NATO membership

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (right) and Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom hold a joint press conference in Ankara, Türkiye, on Dec 22, 2022. (MUSTAFA KAYA / XINHUA) ANKARA – Sweden has not taken enough "concrete steps" to extradite people that Ankara sees as terrorists and freeze their assets, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said […]

Zelensky, Stoltenberg discuss Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (right) talk during a press conference after their bilateral meeting at the European Union headquarters in Brussels on Dec 16, 2021. (JOHN THYS / AFP) KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday he held a phone conversation with Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty […]

Greece says to keep open communication channels with Türkiye

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during a press conference at the Thessaloniki International Fair in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Sept 11, 2022. (SAKIS MITROLIDIS / AFP) ATHENS – Greece will always seek to keep open channels of communication with Türkiye, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday. The prime minister made the remarks […]