Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson’s remarks came as Turkey blocked Sweden’s accession to NATO
Sweden does not finance terrorists, Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson claimed on Wednesday, in response to Turkish allegations.
Ankara has been accusing Stockholm of providing weapons and support to Kurdish militias that Turkey considers terrorists. This position is one of the main reasons behind Turkey’s refusal to give the green light to Sweden’s NATO membership bid.
On Wednesday, a Swedish delegation began talks with diplomats from another candidate country, Finland, in Ankara to resolve its concerns with the Turkish government and thus persuade NATO members to support their requests.
Meanwhile, at a news conference in Stockholm with European Council President Charles Michel, the Swedish prime minister said his country was discussing and trying to get a list of conditions from Turkey.To pick out some ambiguityWhich could be seen in previous media reports and various official statements. However, some things are much easier to clarify right now, Anderson says.
“It is easy for us to make it clear that, of course, we do not send money or weapons to terrorist organizations“He insisted.