Turkiye expects Sweden to take tangible steps against terror groups: President Erdogan

Ankara urges Stockholm to end financial, political and weapon support to terror groups

2022-05-21 16:48:28


The Turkish president on Saturday spoke to the Swedish premier and discussed Stockholm's bid to join the NATO alliance, Turkiye's Communications Directorate said.

According to a statement, Recep Tayyip Erdogan informed Magdalena Andersson about Turkish concerns regarding activities of the PKK/YPG and FETO terror groups in Sweden, and said that the NATO-candidate country should put an end to its financial, political and weapon support to such groups.

Ankara expects Stockholm to take serious steps to address its concerns with regards to the terror groups, he added.