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Do NATO and Turkey have a Future together?

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Submitted by Joan Ribi (Switzerland), Jan 18, 2023 at 21:59

Turkey has invaded Cyprus and seized Northern Cyprus for Turks to the loss of the Greeks who were living there. With this war, Turkey is not in a position to cast a vote on NATO affairs such as membership of Finland and Sweden. It should be allowed to remain a member but not participate in decision taking.
That Turkey equates membership of NATO to Finland and Sweden with receiving persons it labels terrorists, This is not in keeping with the criteria for NATO membership. Rather it is blackmail. Erdogan does not follow principled negotiation. NATO membership is based on meeting principles.


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