NATO chief Stoltenberg urges Turkey to endorse Finland, Sweden accession

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday that Sweden and Finland were ready to join the military alliance. Stoltenberg said the two Nordic states had delivered on Turkey’s demands, paving the way for accession. “It’s time to welcome Finland and Sweden as members of NATO,” he told a press conference alongside Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Istanbul.