Media: Turkish parliamentary commission adopts protocol on Finland’s membership in NATO
On March 23rd, the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (Parliament) considered the ratification of the protocol on Finland’s membership in NATO and adopted it, RIA Novosti reports
According to the TRT Haber TV channel, earlier Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan informed about the process of ratification of Finland’s application to join the alliance launched by the country’s parliament. The protocol on Finland’s accession to NATO, signed by the Turkish
President, has been submitted to the Presidium of the Grand National Assembly (Parliament) of Türkiye.
“Finland’s membership in NATO has been accepted by the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Turkish Parliament,” the TV channel said.
On May 17th, 2022, Finland and Sweden applied for NATO membership, but two out of 30 countries have not yet ratified: Türkiye and Hungary.