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NATO members consider sending fighter jets to Ukraine

Sott 02 Feb 2023
Asked about the possibility of transferring jets to Kiev's military, Macron told reporters that "nothing is excluded in principle," according to France's AFP news agency ... ....

Orb�n comes under Nato scrutiny over purge of military top brass

Financial Times 02 Feb 2023
Budapest says there is no hidden agenda behind the cull of senior officers ....

'Turkey Won't Approve Sweden's NATO Bid As Long As Quran-Burning Protests Continue'

MENA FN 02 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - IANS) Ankara, Feb 2 (IANS) Turkey will not approve Sweden's bid to join NATO as long as it continues to allow Quran-burning protests, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that his ... .

Mission Impossible? Why NATO is Failing to ‘Ukrainize’ South Korea & Japan

Sputnik 02 Feb 2023
Tanks, artillery, armored personnel carriers, and even jet fighters and submarines are all produced and actively exported by South Korea. Japan also has significant military-industrial potential. NATO could use this to prolong the ongoing conflict in Ukraine ....

Erdogan: Sweden can't join NATO if Quran-burning is allowed

Telegraph Herald 02 Feb 2023
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed Wednesday that Turkey won’t allow Sweden to join the NATO military alliance as long as the Scandinavian country permits protests desecrating Islam’s holy book to take place ... .

Ex-US Defense Chief Gates Says Significant Opposition Remains for Ukraine Joining NATO

Urdu Point 02 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 02nd February, 2023) Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said in an interview that there is still significant opposition in Europe toward Ukraine's accession to NATO and in the United States as well.

Türkiye reaffirms disapproval of Sweden NATO membership

Jurist 02 Feb 2023
Türkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Wednesday reaffirmed in a speech that his nation does not support Sweden’s application to join NATO after several public burnings of the Quran in Stockholm ... We closely follow developments regarding NATO’s enlargement process.

Senators to ask Biden to link F-16 sale to Ankara to NATO enlargement

Ekathimerini 02 Feb 2023
Two US Senators are asking President Joe Biden to link the issue of NATO enlargement with the request submitted by Turkey for the upgrade and purchase of new F-16 fighter jets ... As of July 5, 2022, 28 of NATO’s 30 member countries have ratified the accession protocols for ...

Sweden can't join Nato if Quran burning is condoned, says Turkey's Erdogan

The National 02 Feb 2023
As long as Sweden allows protests desecrating Islam’s holy book to take place, Turkey will not allow the country to join the Nato military alliance, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed on Wednesday ... Hungary criticises 'stupidity' of Sweden as Turkey refuses to back Nato bid.

NATO in hybrid war against Russia: Lavrov

China Daily 02 Feb 2023
 . Moscow accused NATO of being "involved in a hybrid war against Russia" on Tuesday, as Western countries pledged to provide more military aid to Kyiv. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the "hybrid war" involving NATO has lasted for a long time, and "the war is being refracted in its hot displays, in actions of the Kyiv regime" ... .

NATO head outlines ways Japan could do more for Ukraine

Asahi News 02 Feb 2023
Greater solidarity is needed between Japan and NATO to deal with the expanding activities of authoritarian nations, according to the visiting head of NATO ... He said NATO is becoming more engaged in the Indo-Pacific region because if China and Russia work even more closely together, the impact to the Atlantic region would be tremendous.

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