Tag: Tobias Billström

  • 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 […]

  • The government holds a press conference about the NATO process

    The government holds a press conference on the NATO process with Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M), Foreign Minister Tobias Billström (M) and Defense Minister Pål Jonson (M). Lately, the process has had a hitch in the machinery after the burning of the Koran outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. Listen to Ekot’s live broadcast.

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Iranian FM warns of reprisals over the EU’s blacklisted Revolutionary Guard

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday that any retaliatory measures, including a withdrawal of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), from Iran will be possible if Europe does not change its anti-Tehran positions. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made this in an interview with the official parliamentary news agency ICANA, in response to a question […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitment

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitment

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Turkey questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sweden has been accused by Turkey of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and weed out their “propaganda” under an agreement signed in exchange for Ankara’s approval to join NATO. – World news – The latest diplomatic spat comes after an anti-Islam activist was allowed to burn a […]

  • Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and criticized the venture as a brazen example of hate mongering and violence against Muslims. – Politics News – “The repetition of the desecration of the holy book of one and a half billion Muslims is […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Stockholm protests against angry Turkey, cancels Sweden’s ministerial meeting

    Stockholm [Sweden]January 22 (ANI): Turkey on Saturday canceled a planned visit by Sweden’s defense minister in response to anti-Turkish protests that heightened tensions between the two countries as Sweden seeks Turkey’s approval to join NATO, the Washington Post reported. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said a planned visit by his Swedish counterpart Pal Jonsonto to […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels visit of defense minister from NATO hopeful

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Turkey says more steps are needed for Sweden’s NATO membership

    ANKARA, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — Sweden has not taken enough “concrete steps” to extradite people Ankara considers terrorists and freeze their assets, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday, as Sweden tries to convince Turkey to ratify the country. apply to join NATO. “They deported a PKK (banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party)-affiliated person to our country. […]

  • Turkish FM criticizes Sweden’s refusal to extradite the journalist

    ANKARA, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday criticized a Swedish court’s refusal to extradite a Turkish journalist Ankara says is a member of the Gulen movement. “The rejection of our request for the extradition of Bulent Kenes was a very negative development. We do not expect good words from Sweden […]

  • Basketball star Brittney Griner returns to the United States after a prisoner exchange with Russia

    Washington [US]December 10 (ANI): American basketball player Brittney Griner reached her home country on Friday after being released from a Russian prison in exchange for an arms dealer. Speaking at a news briefing Friday, U.S. Chancellor’s Assistant Secretary Vedant Patel said Griner arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston and was taken to Brooke […]