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EXPLAINER: How was Turkey’s veto of Nordic NATO bid avoided? – San Francisco Chronicle

Before the text was released, Turkish officials circulated to media outlets a note titled “Turkey got what it wanted.” Finland’s leading newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat, wrote in an editorial that “Turkey got what it wanted – and so did Finland and Sweden.”

“The memorandum was the price that had to be paid for the weird style of dealings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that at the same time represents typical behavior to Turkey,” the Finnish newspaper said.

While arguing against making Sweden and Finland NATO members, Erdogan showed videos and photographs of PKK demonstrations in Sweden as evidence of his claim of Swedish indifference to terrorism.

The Man Behind Erdogan’s Worst Spat With the West: QuickTake – BNN Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan is leading Turkey toward the biggest showdown with key Western allies since the Turkish president assumed power two decades ago. At the heart of the row is a joint call by ambassadors from 10 countries — including the U.S. and Germany — on Turkey to free Osman Kavala, which Erdogan …

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Erdogan is fighting to stay in power | Opinion – Deutsche Welle

Every time there’s a fresh problem with the Turkish economy — indeed, every time Turkey is in the headlines for whatever reason — it’s only a matter of time before a completely incomprehensible reaction from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives. This was the case most recently on Saturday, when Erdogan announced that he had …

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