Caitlin Johnstone 29 June 22,
Turkey’s President Erdoğan hasofficially withdrawnAnkara’s objection to the addition of Finland and Sweden to NATO membership, with the three countriessigning a trilateral memorandumat a NATO summit in Madrid.
The removal of Erdoğan’s objection wasreportedlyobtained via significant natsec concessions from the other two nations largely geared toward facilitating Turkey’s ongoing conflict with regional Kurdish factions, and it removes the final obstacle to Finland and Sweden beginning the process of becoming NATO members. Finland’s addition willmore than doublethe size of NATO’s direct border with Russia, a major national security concern for Moscow.
“Sweden and Finland moved rapidly to apply to NATO in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, reversing decades of security policy and opening the door to the alliance’s ninth expansion since 1949,” Axiosreports.
So the western empire will be expanding NATO again in response…
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