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Sweden braces for ‘grim winter’, warns finance minister

Stockholm, Sweden | Xinhua |  Sweden’s economy is heading for a “grim winter,” the country’s government said here on Monday. “We don’t know yet how cold and grim it will be,” Finance Minister Elisabeth Svantesson said at a press conference here. The government expects Sweden’s gross domestic product (GDP) to …

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Sweden cordons Nord Stream leak area for investigations

Stockholm, Sweden | Xinhua | Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Monday that an area around the Nord Stream leaks in the Swedish exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Baltic Sea has been cordoned off in order to conduct a criminal investigation. According to a press release from the Swedish Prosecution …

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Turkey not to allow “terror-supporting” countries to join NATO: Erdogan

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkey will not allow “terrorism-supporting” countries to enter NATO, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, underlining the talks with Sweden and Finland on their intention to join the alliance have not yielded results. Last week’s negotiations with Finnish and Swedish delegations in Turkey’s capital Ankara …

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Erdogan urges Sweden, Finland to address Turkey’s security concerns

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with leaders of Sweden and Finland on Saturday, urging the two NATO applicant states to address Turkey’s security concerns. Erdogan told Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson in a phone talk that the Nordic country should end political, financial and weaponry …

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NATO chief vows to settle Turkey’s concerns over expansion

Copenhagen, Denmark | Xinhua | Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), on Thursday pledged to address Turkey’s concerns on Finland’s and Sweden’s applications to join the military alliance. “We are addressing the concerns that Turkey has expressed,” he said at a press conference held jointly with …

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