Tag: Magdalena Andersson

  • Magdalena Andersson (S) on the resumption of NATO talks

    Magdalena Andersson (S) on the resumption of NATO talks

    Talks about Sweden’s and Finland’s membership in NATO resume today when representatives of Turkey, Sweden and Finland meet in Brussels. The person who has so far said no to Sweden’s application is Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan. Hear Magdalena Andersson, party leader of the Social Democrats, about what it is like to negotiate with the Turkish […]

  • Ulf Kristersson in Kiev – meets Volodymyr Zelenskyi

    Ulf Kristersson in Kiev – meets Volodymyr Zelenskyi

    Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson is in Kiev to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. This is Kristersson’s first visit to Ukraine as prime minister. His representative Magdalena Andersson visited the country this summer. Listen to the joint press conference here.

  • Magdalena Andersson (S): The government has gone further than the agreement with Turkey requires

    Magdalena Andersson (S): The government has gone further than the agreement with Turkey requires

    Social Democrats party leader Magdalena Andersson is interviewed about the NATO process, what the Social Democrats want with nuclear power and what she wants to do in the meantime in opposition. This week, Turkish President Erdoğan said that Sweden should not expect Turkey’s support with the NATO application, after first a doll representing Erdoğan was […]

  • Ebba Busch (KD): I never promised money before Christmas

    Ebba Busch (KD): I never promised money before Christmas

    On the second of September, Ulf Kristersson (M) told and signed facebook about a joint election promise from all the party leaders in his political team. Household finances would be saved in good time before Christmas. “Everyone should know that before Christmas, you will get relief for the high electricity prices that the government has […]

  • Follow the year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag

    Follow the year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag

    The party leaders meet in the year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M) starts, then in order of party size Magdalena Andersson (S), Jimmie Åkesson (SD), Nooshi Dadgostar (V), Annie Lööf (C), Ebba Busch (KD), Märta Stenevi (MP) and Johan Pehrson ( L). Follow the party leader debate that […]

  • 448: C leaders and F bombs

    448: C leaders and F bombs

    In the new SVT documentary, someone at the top of the Left Party says “damn pussies” about the Social Democrats. Now everyone is wondering who said it and if the documentary maker Mari Forssblad is ready to reveal it. Annie Lööf’s big shadow The Center Party has chosen three candidates for the party leadership position […]

  • 441’s difficult balancing act in migration policy

    441’s difficult balancing act in migration policy

    On Wednesday, there was a premiere. For the first time, Ulf Kristersson was in government and Magdalena Andersson in opposition in a Riksdag debate. M, KD and L wanted to show themselves strong as a team, while SD demonstrated independence. V, C and MP went hard against the new government and the Tidö agreement. But […]

  • Forget parallel society: Is the ghetto plan stuck in a parallel universe?

    Forget parallel society: Is the ghetto plan stuck in a parallel universe?

    On September 11, Denmark’s neighbors crossed the Øresund to the polls. A right-wing bloc has now emerged with a majority in the Swedish parliament, depriving Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and her Social Democrats of their position at the head of the government. However, it was the days and weeks before the election that revealed the […]

  • Prime Minister Modi congratulates Sweden’s Ulf Kristersson on becoming the new Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Modi congratulates Sweden’s Ulf Kristersson on becoming the new Prime Minister

    New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Ulf Kristersson, the Moderate party leader, on becoming the next Prime Minister of Sweden. The Prime Minister said he looks forward to working together to strengthen bilateral relations. “Congratulations to HE Mr. Ulf Kristersson on his election as the next Prime Minister […]

  • EU states withdraw from the joint Nord Stream investigation – media

    EU states withdraw from the joint Nord Stream investigation – media

    Sweden, Denmark and Germany are reportedly conducting separate investigations into the incident Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin have refused to conduct a joint investigation into the alleged sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines, the Tagesschau news portal, owned by ARD media, reported on Friday. According to the report, the three nations “actually wanted to investigate […]

  • The right-wing government takes power in the EU state

    The deal to form a three-party coalition includes political concessions to the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats Three Swedish parties have reached an agreement to form a minority coalition that relies on parliamentary support from the right-wing Sweden Democrats. It means a big change for the Scandinavian nation, where the anti-immigration movement has a direct influence on […]

  • Sweden reveals right-wing government

    The deal to form a three-party coalition includes political concessions to the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats Three Swedish parties have reached an agreement to form a minority coalition that relies on parliamentary support from the right-wing Sweden Democrats. It means a big change for the Scandinavian nation, where the anti-immigration movement has a direct influence on […]

  • Sweden explains the rejection of the joint Nord Stream probe

    Stockholm’s own investigation findings have been deemed too confidential to share with other nations, a Swedish official has said. Stockholm has rejected a plan to set up an official joint investigation team with Germany and Denmark to investigate the explosions that damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in late September, Reuters reported, […]

  • EU states withdraw from joint Nord Stream probe media

    Sweden, Denmark and Germany are reportedly conducting separate investigations into the incident Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin have refused to conduct a joint investigation into the alleged sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines, the Tagesschau news portal, owned by ARD media, reported on Friday. According to the report, the three nations “actually wanted to investigate […]

  • EU countries withdraw from joint Nord Stream explosion probe media

    Sweden, Denmark and Germany will carry out investigations into the incident separately, reports the TV company ARD Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin have refused to conduct a joint investigation into the alleged sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines, the Tagesschau news portal, owned by ARD media, reported on Friday. According to the report, the three […]

  • Moscow demands answers to Nord Stream explosions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry summons envoys from Germany, Denmark and Sweden for their refusal to provide access to the investigation Russia will not recognize the results of the ongoing investigation into the explosions at the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines in late September unless its experts are allowed to participate in the […]

  • NATO once lost drones during Nord Stream Gazprom

    NATO once lost drones during Nord Stream Gazprom

    An unmanned submarine equipped with an explosive device ended up under the pipeline back in 2015, the Russian energy giant claims The US-led NATO military bloc once managed to “drop” an armed underwater drone just below the Nord Stream pipeline, a Gazprom spokesman has claimed. “On November 6, 2015, a NATO underwater mine destroyer ‘Seafox’ […]

  • NATO once lost during Nord Stream Gazprom

    NATO once lost during Nord Stream Gazprom

    An unmanned submarine equipped with an explosive device ended up under the pipeline back in 2015, the Russian energy giant claims The US-led NATO military bloc once managed to “drop” an armed underwater drone just below the Nord Stream pipeline, a Gazprom spokesman has claimed. “On November 6, 2015, a NATO underwater mine destroyer ‘Seafox’ […]

  • NATO once lost underwater drones during Nord Stream, Gazprom recalls

    NATO once lost underwater drones during Nord Stream, Gazprom recalls

    An unmanned submarine equipped with an explosive device ended up under the pipeline back in 2015, Russia’s energy giant recalled The US-led NATO alliance has been very active in the waters around Nord Stream and once even managed to “drop” an armed underwater drone just below the pipeline, a Gazprom spokesman has said. “On November […]

  • Sweden will not share the results of the Nord Stream probe with the Russian Prime Minister

    Magdalena Andersson cited the confidential nature of the investigation while suggesting that Moscow could conduct its own investigation Sweden will not share the results of its investigation into the explosions that severely damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in late September with Russia, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson has said. President Vladimir Putin […]

  • Sweden will not share the findings of Nord Stream’s probe with Russia – PM

    Sweden will not share the findings of Nord Stream’s probe with Russia – PM

    Magdalena Andersson cited the confidential nature of the investigation while suggesting that Moscow could conduct its own investigation Sweden will not share the results of its investigation into the explosions that severely damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in late September with Russia, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson has said. The Swedish authorities […]

  • Sweden rejects Russian demand to share the findings of the Nord Stream leaks

    STOCKHOLM, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — Sweden will not share the results of the crime scene investigation with Russia following the explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines two weeks ago, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said Monday, citing confidentiality. “In Sweden, we have pre-investigation secrecy. We are working on exactly how to formulate our response,” […]

  • Turkey complains about “insulting content” about Erdogan on Swedish TV

    Turkey complains about “insulting content” about Erdogan on Swedish TV

    ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey summoned the ambassador of NATO member Sweden this week to complain about “insulting content” directed at President Tayyip Erdogan on Swedish TV, according to a report published by Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency. According to Anadolu, Swedish Ambassador Staffan Herrström was told by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry that the “unacceptable and ugly expression and […]

  • The Swedes at war with Russia

    The Swedes at war with Russia

    The war in Ukraine has been going on for six months. Sweden sends money and material to Ukraine, but there are also Swedes who go further. In this episode of Sveriges Radio’s security policy podcast Gräns, Tobias Engqvist tells what it’s like to be a volunteer soldier in Ukraine. Also hear from the experts about […]

  • Special: This is how Kristersson plans to build his government

    Special: This is how Kristersson plans to build his government

    In two episodes, we take a closer look at the two teams that have taken shape ahead of the 2022 election. We find out which parties are included in the government alternatives, what role each party may play, which issues they have agreed on and where there is the greatest risk of cut yourself. Don’t […]

  • Swedish leader tackles crime, energy fears on the campaign trail

    Swedish leader tackles crime, energy fears on the campaign trail

    NORRTALJE, Sweden – Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson was on the campaign trail Sunday, a week before Sweden’s national election, to address fears over gang violence and rising electricity bills. Andersson traveled by bus to communities near Stockholm to try to calm the voters. The Sept. 11 election comes amid a sense of increasing insecurity, with […]

  • The Swedish Prime Minister calls for the decoupling of electricity and gas prices

    STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) — The Swedish government on Friday demanded that gas be decoupled from the electricity price system, as this would lead to lower electricity prices. “It is not reasonable that Swedish households and companies buy Swedish electricity that is produced cheaply, but have to pay sky-high prices because many of our neighboring […]

  • Sweden offers liquidity guarantees to electricity companies

    STOCKHOLM, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — The Swedish government promised on Saturday to provide liquidity guarantees to power companies in a bid to prevent a financial crisis triggered by Europe’s energy crisis. The guarantees, worth “hundreds of billions” of Swedish kronor, were designed to help companies struggling to meet the rising security requirements needed to trade […]

  • Turkey warns NATO candidates

    Turkey warns NATO candidates

    Sweden and Finland have not handed over a single terrorist suspect since a NATO agreement was signed, says Ankara Sweden and Finland will not become NATO members if they continue to ignore Ankara’s extradition demands, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag has said. “Until now, none of the persons accused of terrorism, whose extradition from Sweden […]

  • 421: Lööf’s announcement does not change much

    421: Lööf’s announcement does not change much

    The Center Party’s party leader Annie Lööf announces that she believes that Magdalena Andersson is a better candidate for prime minister than Ulf Kristersson. At the same time, the Left Party’s party leader Nooshi Dadgostar demands ministerial positions to back Andersson. What does this mean for the government issue? The politicians are toiling to the […]

  • Sweden must subsidize the electricity bill at high prices

    STOCKHOLM, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) — The Swedish government on Wednesday unveiled a plan to subsidize electricity bills for households and businesses to ease the pain of skyrocketing electricity costs. Both households and businesses will be compensated with at least SEK 30 billion (US$2.9 billion), Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced at a press conference. “The […]

  • Nooshi Dadgostar (V) in Ekot’s party leadership hearing

    Nooshi Dadgostar (V) in Ekot’s party leadership hearing

    You will find all of Ekot’s party leader hearings on the page Val 2022. The party leaders will be questioned in P1 morning at 07.15. Here is the order: 8/8 Ulf Kristersson (M) 9/8 Magdalena Andersson (S) 10/8 Per Bolund (MP) 11/8 Johan Pehrson (L) 15/8 Jimmie Åkesson (SD) 16/8 Ebba Busch (KD) 17/8 Annie […]

  • Right now: Nooshi Dadgostar in Ekot’s party leadership hearing

    Right now: Nooshi Dadgostar in Ekot’s party leadership hearing

    Today it is the Left Party leader Nooshi Dadgostar’s turn to be questioned in the party leadership hearing in P1 morning with Monica Saarinen and Johar Bendjelloul. The V leader is last in Ekot’s party leader hearings, which have been going on for almost two weeks. Ulf Kristersson (M), Magdalena Andersson (S), Per Bolund (MP), […]

  • Annie Lööf (C) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Annie Lööf (C) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    You will find all of Ekot’s party leader hearings on the page Val 2022. The party leaders will be questioned in P1 morning at 07.15. Here is the order: 8/8 Ulf Kristersson (M) 9/8 Magdalena Andersson (S) 10/8 Per Bolund (MP) 11/8 Johan Pehrson (L) 15/8 Jimmie Åkesson (SD) 16/8 Ebba Busch (KD) 17/8 Annie […]

  • Right now: Annie Lööf in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Right now: Annie Lööf in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Today it is Center Party leader Annie Lööf’s turn to be questioned in the party leadership hearing in P1 morning with Monica Saarinen and Johar Bendjelloul. Ekot’s party leader hearings have been going on for over a week. So far, Ulf Kristersson (M), Magdalena Andersson (S), Per Bolund (MP), Johan Pehrson (L), Jimmy Åkesson (SD) […]

  • Olaf Scholz in a meeting with Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson

    Olaf Scholz in a meeting with Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson

    During Tuesday, the Chancellor of Germany visits Stockholm. He and Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson have a joint press conference this morning. Issues expected to be discussed are economic development, the security situation and a green transition.

  • Ebba Busch (KD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Ebba Busch (KD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    You will find all of Ekot’s party leader hearings on the page Val 2022. The party leaders will be questioned in P1 morning at 07.15. Here is the order: 8/8 Ulf Kristersson (M) 9/8 Magdalena Andersson (S) 10/8 Per Bolund (MP) 11/8 Johan Pehrson (L) 15/8 Jimmie Åkesson (SD) 16/8 Ebba Busch (KD) 17/8 Annie […]

  • Prime Minister Marin: Europe must support Ukraine together

    prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) said that the nations of Europe must stand together behind Ukraine as the country defends itself against Russia "brutal war". "We must continue our support for Ukraine. We must be strong and we must be united," Marin said. The Prime Minister of Finland spoke on Monday at a press conference […]

  • Minister of Defence, the highest general speech on Finland’s security policy

    Minister of Defence, the highest general speech on Finland’s security policy

    Major decisions have been made in Finland’s security policy over the past six months, when the country has been planning to join NATO. Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen (Cen) estimates that Finland’s long-established NATO compatibility will help the country adapt to NATO membership. "You could say that we are fully compatible with NATO. We meet […]

  • Jimmie Åkesson (SD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Jimmie Åkesson (SD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    You will find all of Ekot’s party leader hearings on the page Val 2022. The party leaders will be questioned in P1 morning at 07.15. Here is the order: 8/8 Ulf Kristersson (M) 9/8 Magdalena Andersson (S) 10/8 Per Bolund (MP) 11/8 Johan Pehrson (L) 15/8 Jimmie Åkesson (SD) 16/8 Ebba Busch (KD) 17/8 Annie […]

  • Watch: Niinistö releases video with Biden after signing NATO documents

    On Saturday afternoon, President Sauli Niinistö released a video that revealed part of the conversation between the President of Finland, US President Joe Biden and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Tuesday of last week. US President Biden signed the Nordic countries’ accession documents to NATO in Washington on Tuesday evening Finnish time, after a […]

  • 420: Wallet election without election promises

    420: Wallet election without election promises

    Ulf Kristersson (M), Magdalena Andersson (S), Per Bolund (MP) and Johan Pehrson (L) have all been interviewed in Ekot’s party leader hearings during the week. They were asked questions about everything from property tax to mining, free schools, government cooperation and human rights in Turkey. What were the key messages and why did the party […]

  • Biden signs US support for Finland and Sweden’s NATO applications

    Biden signs US support for Finland and Sweden’s NATO applications

    Earlier this month, senators voted 95-1 for Finland and Sweden to join, giving the United States, 23rd out of 30 NATO countries, official support. “Just a few months ago, I welcomed the President of Finland and the Prime Minister of Sweden to the White House to show the strong support of the United States for […]

  • Biden signs the ratification of US support to Finland, Sweden NATO offers

    Biden signs the ratification of US support to Finland, Sweden NATO offers

    Washington [US]August 10 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed US ratification of bids by Finland and Sweden to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), moving a step closer in response to Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine . President Biden said on Twitter, “Finland and Sweden will make NATO stronger. Today I […]

  • Magdalena Andersson in Ekot’s party leader hearing “Will not raise the tax for ordinary households”

    Magdalena Andersson in Ekot’s party leader hearing “Will not raise the tax for ordinary households”

    When the prime minister and the party leader of the Social Democrats Magdalena Andersson was interviewed by Monica Saarinen and Johar Bendjelloul Among other things, she was asked questions about tax increases and how a stronger defense should be financed. Magdalena Andersson said, among other things, that she is prepared to discuss the level of […]

  • Right now: The Social Democrats’ Magdalena Andersson is questioned

    Right now: The Social Democrats’ Magdalena Andersson is questioned

    Ekot’s party leader hearing with Monica Saarinen and Johar Bendjelloul. Today with Social Democrats party leader Magdalena Andersson.

  • Magdalena Andersson (S) speaks in Almedalen

    Magdalena Andersson (S) speaks in Almedalen

    The Social Democrats’ party leader Magdalena Andersson is the first of the party leaders to speak in Almedalen in Visby. Earlier on Sunday, Andersson announced that the Social Democrats want to ban school companies from making a profit, and that the party says no to new religious independent schools. Swedish Radio’s policy commentator Fredrik Furtenbach […]

  • The road into NATO, missing wedding organizers and the houseboats in Cairo

    The road into NATO, missing wedding organizers and the houseboats in Cairo

    Rocky road left into NATO The NATO application is signed, as is the membership contract, but the approval that all NATO members must give remains. What can now go wrong on that road? How will Turkey behave? What has the United States promised? Anna Wieslander, Northern Europe manager at the think tank Atlantic council and […]

  • Magdalena Andersson (S) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Magdalena Andersson (S) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Almedalen Week is underway and the Social Democrats’ Magdalena Andersson is interviewed in Good Morning World by Mikael Sjödell in Ekot’s party leader hearings. Among other things, it will be about the negotiations with Turkish President Erdogan regarding Sweden’s NATO application. Fiscal policy and the Left Party’s demands to be part of a future government […]

  • Turkey wants dozens of extraditions under the NATO agreement

    Turkey wants dozens of extraditions under the NATO agreement

    Inquiries will be sent to Sweden and Finland after agreeing to address Ankara’s “terrorist” concerns, the minister said. Turkey has identified 33 people it wants to extradite from Sweden and Finland and will renew efforts to take them into custody after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Nordic nations, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told […]

  • Joe Biden congratulates Finland, Sweden and Turkey on signing the NATO Accession Treaty

    Joe Biden congratulates Finland, Sweden and Turkey on signing the NATO Accession Treaty

    The President of Finland invited the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö and the Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Anderssonvisited the White House and said he strongly supported their membership. “Their membership will strengthen NATO’s collective security and benefit the entire transatlantic alliance. I look forward to working with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, our allies and […]

  • The expert was surprised by the sudden breakthrough in negotiations between Finland, Sweden and Turkey

    The expert was surprised by the sudden breakthrough in negotiations between Finland, Sweden and Turkey

    Alaranta estimates that expectations were not particularly high despite the cautious optimism shown by the President of the Republic on Monday Sauli Niinistö and the Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson. “After the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan left Ankara last night, the statements were quite harsh, “he recalled in a special broadcast on […]

  • Researcher: Turkey’s change of mind about Finland’s, Sweden’s NATO applications surprising

    Researcher: Turkey’s change of mind about Finland’s, Sweden’s NATO applications surprising

    Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Foreign Policy (FIIA), Toni Alarantatold Yle on Tuesday that he was surprised at how quickly Finland, Sweden and Turkey reached an agreement on NATO applications from the two Nordic countries. The officials were signed by the foreign ministers of Turkey, Sweden and Finland "memorandum of understanding" The NATO […]

  • Turkey reaches NATO agreement with Finland and Sweden

    Turkey reaches NATO agreement with Finland and Sweden

    Scandinavian countries will be NATO observers at the forthcoming summit Turkey will support inviting Finland and Sweden to NATO at the alliance’s forthcoming summit in Spain, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto announced on Tuesday after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. The three countries signed a memorandum […]

  • Finland, Sweden on the way to NATO membership when Turkey vetoes

    Finland, Sweden on the way to NATO membership when Turkey vetoes

    MADRID / HELSINKI – NATO ally Turkey lifted its veto on Finland and Sweden’s attempt to join the Western Alliance on Tuesday after the three nations agreed to protect each other’s security, ending a week-long drama that tested Allied unity against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The breakthrough came after four hours of talks just before […]

  • Joe Biden congratulates Finland, Sweden and Turkey for reaching a pact to join NATO

    Joe Biden congratulates Finland, Sweden and Turkey for reaching a pact to join NATO

    Washington [US]June 29 (ANI): US President Joe Biden congratulates Finland, Sweden and Turkey for reaching an agreement that will pave the way for the Nordic countries to join the alliance with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In a statement, Biden said: “I congratulate Turkey, Finland and Sweden on signing a trilateral memorandum, which paves […]

  • President Niinistö: Turkey agrees to support NATO and Swedish NATO offers

    President Niinistö: Turkey agrees to support NATO and Swedish NATO offers

    According to a statement issued by the President’s Office on Tuesday evening, Turkey supports Finland’s and Sweden’s applications to join NATO. Sauli Niinistö. The announcement came after Niinistö together with the Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Anderssonmet with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan On the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid, where […]

  • Right now: Press conference after meeting with Erdogan

    Right now: Press conference after meeting with Erdogan

    This afternoon, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The meeting is being held ahead of the NATO summit’s major summit, which begins with a gala dinner later tonight. The echo transmits immediately.

  • Stoltenberg: The Madrid Summit is not a deadline for Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership

    Stoltenberg: The Madrid Summit is not a deadline for Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership

    NATO’s June summit in Madrid, which will bring together member countries and key partners, will begin on Wednesday. President Sauli Niinistö and the Secretary of State Pekka Haavisto (Greens) are one of those who travel to the top from Finland. Although Finland’s hopes to celebrate joining NATO in Madrid, along with Sweden, waned when Turkey […]

  • Erdogan does not signal any progress in Sweden’s NATO bid

    Erdogan does not signal any progress in Sweden’s NATO bid

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday that no progress had been made in Sweden’s attempts to join NATO, and called on Stockholm to take “concrete measures” to address Ankara’s concerns, his office said. – Other media news – In a telephone conversation with Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, Erdogan reiterated […]

  • Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO – Turkey

    Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO – Turkey

    Stockholm has so far not taken any “significant” measures to resolve its concerns, Ankara claims The Swedish government should address issues of “fundamental importance” for Turkey to reach an agreement on its NATO membership, Ankara said on Saturday. The news follows a telephone conversation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena […]

  • Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO – a key member

    Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO – a key member

    Stockholm has so far not taken any “tangible” measures to address Ankara’s concerns, says Turkey The Swedish government should address issues of “fundamental importance” for Turkey to reach an agreement on its NATO membership, Ankara said on Saturday. The news follows a telephone conversation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena […]

  • Finland’s NATO outlook looks brighter, the president says

    According to the President, Finland’s progress towards NATO membership, which is hampered by Turkey’s demands, looks a little brighter Sauli Niinistö. According to the President, the positive assessment was based on several discussions he had with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Niinistö will comment on the matter Monday after meeting with a delegation […]

  • Live: Ukraine’s Severodonetsk “completely occupied” by Russian forces

    Live: Ukraine’s Severodonetsk “completely occupied” by Russian forces

    The eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk was “completely occupied” by the Russian army, its mayor said on Saturday, after weeks of fighting. “The city has been completely occupied by the Russians,” said Oleksandr Striuk, a day after the Ukrainian army said it would withdraw its forces to better defend the neighboring city of Lysychansk. Follow […]

  • Moscow will send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within a few months

    Moscow will send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within a few months

    Russia will deliver missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads to Belarus in the coming months, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday when he received Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko. Read about today’s events when they developed on our live blog. All times Paris time (GMT + 2). This live page is no longer updated. For more […]

  • Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO’s key member

    Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO’s key member

    Stockholm has so far not taken any? Tangible? measures to address Ankara’s concerns, says Turkey The Swedish government should address issues of “fundamental importance” for Turkey to reach an agreement on its NATO membership, Ankara said on Saturday. The news follows a telephone conversation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena […]

  • Turkey’s concerns did not ease Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO bid: Erdogan

    Turkey’s concerns did not ease Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO bid: Erdogan

    Istanbul [Turkey]June 25 (ANI / Xinhua): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey’s concerns about Finland and Sweden’s accession to NATO were not answered with any significant steps. Erdogan told NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in a telephone conversation that Finland and Sweden had to take sincere and clear steps to house […]

  • Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO Turkey

    Sweden should address fundamental issues in order to join NATO Turkey

    Stockholm has so far not taken any? Tangible? measures to solve their problems, Ankara claims The Swedish government should address issues of “fundamental importance” for Turkey to reach an agreement on its NATO membership, Ankara said on Saturday. The news follows a telephone conversation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena […]

  • Turkey’s concerns did not ease Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO bid: Erdogan

    ISTANBUL, June 25 (Xinhua) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey’s concerns about Finland and Sweden’s accession to NATO were not answered with any significant steps. In a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Erdogan said that Finland and Sweden had to take sincere and tangible steps towards hosting […]

  • Tuesday’s newspapers: Kurdish question, emergency meeting and weather turnaround

    Tuesday’s newspapers: Kurdish question, emergency meeting and weather turnaround

    Swedish daily Hufvudstadsbladet According to experts, Turkey does not seem willing to bow to requests from Finns and Swedes to join NATO. Halil KaraveliA senior researcher at the Institute for Security and Development Policy who specializes in Turkish politics explained that Turkey’s reservations are justified. "Prior to the Swedish parliamentary elections, this does not seem […]

  • Ekot’s Saturday interview

    Ekot’s Saturday interview

    On Wednesday, the government demanded the rejection of its own budget proposal because the compromise proposal on increased pensions had been stopped by the opposition. Two days later, the government submitted a new budget proposal which included the pension proposal. For the government to get its budget through the Riksdag next week, they need support […]

  • Wednesday’s newspapers: Angry Ankara, the museum money pit and the lines behind

    Wednesday’s newspapers: Angry Ankara, the museum money pit and the lines behind

    Swedish daily Hufvudsbladet covers the article on Caretaker Turkey threatened to postpone Finland’s NATO membership for more than a year. Concerns are growing that Turkey could continue to postpone Finland’s and Sweden’s applications to NATO until the Madrid summit in late June. Turkey has stated that its biggest drawback towards Finland and Sweden is that […]

  • NATO says “works hard” on issues concerning Finland, Sweden’s command

    STOCKHOLM, June 13 (Xinhua) – Contrary to previous claims that Finland and Sweden’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would be a quick process, the military alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, said on Monday that “there is no way to say exactly when “this will happen during visits to Sweden. While the parliaments […]

  • The leaders of the United Arab Emirates congratulate the King of Sweden on the national day

    ABU DHABI, 5 June 2022 (WAM) – President Hans Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on his country’s national day, which is celebrated on 6 June. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, also […]

  • Stoltenberg and Andersson have a press conference on Sweden’s NATO application

    Stoltenberg and Andersson have a press conference on Sweden’s NATO application

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson hold a press conference on Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO application. During the day, Stoltenberg and Andersson held a meeting on the countries’ NATO applications and the security policy situation in Europe. Listen to the press conference in Ekot’s live broadcast.

  • Turkey’s NATO wish list revealed by media

    Turkey’s NATO wish list revealed by media

    The bloc’s member hopes Finland and Sweden are reportedly facing ten demands from Ankara Turkey has presented Finland and Sweden with a list of ten requirements they must meet to secure Ankara’s support for their offers of NATO membership, the Yeni Safak store reported on Wednesday, referring to the documents they had received. Although the […]

  • Turkey’s NATO wish list revealed by media

    Turkey’s NATO wish list revealed by media

    The bloc’s member hopes Finland and Sweden are reportedly facing ten demands from Ankara Turkey has presented Finland and Sweden with a list of ten requirements they must meet to secure Ankara’s support for their offers of NATO membership, the Yeni Safak store reported on Wednesday, referring to the documents they had received. Although the […]

  • NATO chief: Turkey has “legitimate concerns” about terrorism

    NATO chief: Turkey has “legitimate concerns” about terrorism

    HELSINKI – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that Turkey has “legitimate concerns” about terrorism and other issues that need to be taken seriously. Turkey has accused Finland and Sweden of supporting Kurdish militants and says they will not support the two Nordic nations that join NATO until they change their policy. At […]

  • 411: The Prime Minister tries to win over Kristersson again

    411: The Prime Minister tries to win over Kristersson again

    The Minister of Justice survived his vote of no confidence – but it was on the hair. Now the question is who actually won the vote? Now the peace of the castle in the Riksdag is over The mistrust dispute came to dominate this year’s last party leader debate, where the Moderates’ party leader Ulf […]

  • After Busch’s offer – Andersson opens to let Johansson go

    After Busch’s offer – Andersson opens to let Johansson go

    Magdalena Andersson opens for the Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Morgan Johansson to leave his post before the no-confidence vote against him on Tuesday. During TV4’s party leader debate, Ebba Busch made an offer to the Prime Minister that the Prime Minister should consider. “When it comes to this type of offer, I have […]

  • Right now: The Prime Minister is holding a press conference together with the US commander

    Right now: The Prime Minister is holding a press conference together with the US commander

    A press conference will be held on site on the American ship USS Kearsarge with, among others, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, Commander-in-Chief Micael Bydén, and the highest-ranking US military general Mark Milley. The reason is that on Sunday, the 51st military exercise Baltic Operation, Baltops, kicks off. Sweden is hosting this year’s exercise and that […]

  • Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson (S): New nuclear power may be needed

    Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson (S): New nuclear power may be needed

    According to Sweden’s climate goals, we will not have any net emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere by 2045. In northern Sweden, a conversion industry is growing with, among other things, battery factories and production of stainless steel. Industries will require huge amounts of electricity to replace fossil energy in production. Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson says […]

  • 409: Now it hangs on Kakabaveh

    409: Now it hangs on Kakabaveh

    On Thursday, SD aroused distrust of Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson replied that she (and the rest of the government) would also leave if Johansson was forced out. The Center Party does not want to get caught up in the right-wing opposition’s initiative. It remains to be seen how the political […]

  • The UN chief sees progress in the food crisis, although the timeline is unclear

    The UN chief sees progress in the food crisis, although the timeline is unclear

    The food crisis exacerbated by the war in Ukraine may see some relief, according to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who spoke on Wednesday. He said that no breakthrough was imminent and that it could still be a bit free. The war has effectively hindered the supply of grain and fertilizer from the war zone. Russia […]

  • NATO Secretary General meets with top US officials

    NATO Secretary General meets with top US officials

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet with top US officials starting on Wednesday, almost two weeks after top leaders from Finland and Sweden met with US President Joe Biden to join the military alliance. – Other media news – Stoltenberg will meet Foreign Minister Antony Blinken on Wednesday and the two […]

  • Member rags at night and Annie’s crisis

    Member rags at night and Annie’s crisis

    Is the Center Party the new crisis party, together with the Green Party and the Liberals? The party has lost half of its voters in one year and one of the reasons is that many of those who normally voted for Annie Lööf now vote for Magdalena Andersson. Much because of Andersson’s personality. Another reason […]

  • Turkey demands “concrete steps” to support the Nordic countries’ NATO bid

    Turkey demands “concrete steps” to support the Nordic countries’ NATO bid

    ANKARA, Turkey – A high-ranking Turkish official insisted after talks with Swedish and Finnish officials on Wednesday that Turkey would not agree to the two Nordic countries joining NATO unless specific measures are taken to address Ankara’s objections. “We have made it very clear that if Turkey’s security problems are not addressed with concrete steps […]

  • Sweden strikes back against Turkey

    Sweden strikes back against Turkey

    Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson’s statement comes when Turkey has hindered Swedish membership in NATO Sweden does not finance terrorists, the country’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson claimed on Wednesday in response to Turkish accusations. Ankara has accused Stockholm of arming and supporting Kurdish militias they consider to be terrorists. This issue is one of the main […]

  • NATO talks between Sweden and Turkey in progress: PM

    STOCKHOLM, May 25 (Xinhua) – Sweden continues its dialogue with Turkey to secure Ankara’s support for Stockholm’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), said Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson here on Wednesday. “Sweden’s dialogue with Turkey is ongoing, and I look forward to strengthening Swedish-Turkish bilateral relations, including peace, security and the fight […]

  • Sweden strikes back at Turkey’s accusation

    Sweden strikes back at Turkey’s accusation

    Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson’s statement comes when Turkey has hindered Swedish membership in NATO Sweden does not finance terrorists, the country’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson claimed on Wednesday in response to Turkey’s accusations. Ankara has accused Stockholm of arming and supporting Kurdish militias considered terrorists by Turkey. This position is one of the main reasons […]

  • Finland and Sweden begin talks with Turkey on NATO protests

    Finland and Sweden begin talks with Turkey on NATO protests

    On Wednesday, Finnish and Swedish diplomats began talks with Turkish representatives in the capital, Ankara, to discuss Turkey’s opposition to the two Nordic countries joining NATO. Finland and Sweden submitted their applications for membership at the same time last week, but Turkey blocked the preliminary examination of the bids. President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan […]

  • Sweden strikes back at Turkey’s accusation

    Sweden strikes back at Turkey’s accusation

    Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson’s statement comes when Turkey has hindered Swedish membership in NATO Sweden does not finance terrorists, the country’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson claimed on Wednesday in response to Turkey’s accusations. Ankara has accused Stockholm of arming and supporting Kurdish militias considered terrorists by Turkey. This position is one of the main reasons […]

  • Erdogan calls on Sweden and Finland to address Turkey’s security problems

    Erdogan calls on Sweden and Finland to address Turkey’s security problems

    Istanbul [Turkey]May 21 (ANI / Xinhua): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with leaders of Sweden and Finland on Saturday, urging the two NATO candidate countries to address Turkey’s security concerns. Erdogan told Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson in a telephone conversation that the Nordic country should stop providing political, economic and weapons support to […]

  • Niinistö vaatii Erdogania "avoin ja suora" Nato-keskustelu

    Niinistö vaatii Erdogania "avoin ja suora" Nato-keskustelu

    Suomen presidentti Sauli Niinistö soitti turkkilaiselle kollegalleen Recep Tayyip Erdogan lauantaina. Niinistön toimiston mukaan presidentit keskustelivat "Suomen Nato-jäsenyys, koko euroatlanttisen alueen turvallisuus ja terrorismin torjunta". Myöhemmässä twiitissä Niinistö sanoi, että heillä oli ollut "avoin ja suora" keskustelu. "Totesin, että Nato-liittolaisina Suomi ja Turkki sitoutuvat toistensa turvallisuuteen ja suhteemme vahvistuu siten. Suomi tuomitsee terrorismin sen kaikissa […]

  • The Prime Minister’s difficult seat and the gift to Joe Biden

    The Prime Minister’s difficult seat and the gift to Joe Biden

    The tours around NATO have been many. We go through the latest and wonder how Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson’s winner has reacted to the conditions set by Turkey to approve a Swedish application for NATO membership. We go through classic meetings between Swedish prime ministers and American presidents, referring to the fact that Magdalena Andersson […]

  • Friday’s newspapers: Turkish bullying continues, electricity prices rise and Lions face Britain

    Friday’s newspapers: Turkish bullying continues, electricity prices rise and Lions face Britain

    Finland is at the center of a dispute between Turkey and NATO when a member of the military alliance published its list of requirements for Finland’s and Sweden’s accession to NATO. Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and the Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson traveled to Washington DC to meet with the President of the United […]

  • Biden supports Sweden, Finland’s offer to join NATO

    Biden supports Sweden, Finland’s offer to join NATO

    On Thursday, President Joe Biden enthusiastically welcomed Sweden’s and Finland’s applications to join NATO’s security alliance – a move that would bring two of Europe’s most modern military rights to Russia’s northwestern border. Speaking from Rose Garden, flanked by Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, Biden said he would send their […]

  • NATO expansion is not a threat Biden

    NATO expansion is not a threat Biden

    The President of the United States said that Finland and Sweden would? Make NATO stronger? On Thursday, President Joe Biden gave his “strong support” to Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO applications. He insisted that the alliance’s continued expansion “is not a threat to any nation”, a point that Russia disputes. Biden spoke with Finnish President Sauli […]

  • US President Biden welcomes Sweden’s and Finland’s applications to NATO

    US President Biden welcomes Sweden’s and Finland’s applications to NATO

    Washington [US]May 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Thursday welcomed Sweden’s and Finland’s application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and said it was a significant day and that his government is giving “full, total, full support” to the decisions of the Nordic countries. After talks with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson […]