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NATO's Nordic expansion: Turkish objections an 'opportunity for Erdogan' to air NATO 'grievances'

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NATO's Nordic expansion: Turkish objections an 'opportunity for Erdogan' to air NATO 'grievances'

NATO's Nordic expansion: Turkish objections an 'opportunity for Erdogan' to air NATO 'grievances'

NATO's Nordic expansion: Turkish objections an 'opportunity for Erdogan' to air NATO 'grievances'

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Ukraine’s Klitschko brothers lobby NATO at Madrid summit [Video]

Ukraine’s Klitschko brothers lobby NATO at Madrid summit

Ukraine's famous heavyweight boxing brothers, the Klitschkos, have spoken to Channel 4 News about their efforts to lobby NATO members for greater support for Ukraine at the military alliance's summit in Madrid. When asked if they felt Ukraine was getting enough support from NATO, Mayor of Kyiv Vitaly said: "Enough will be if we kick out from Ukrainian territory the last Russian soldier." Younger brother Wladimir said: "It's never enough as long as this war is still going." Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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NATO's expansion is not easing Putin's paranoia - and dictators cannot afford to lose

It was billed as transformative and historic and did not fail to deliver. It took a war but NATO has been galvanised into the biggest changes in decades.
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PM: UK to spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030 [Video]

PM: UK to spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030

Boris Johnson has said the UK will spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by the end of this decade. Speaking at the NATO conference in Madrid, the Prime Minister said: "We need to invest for the long-term in vital capabilities like future combat air whilst simultaneously adapting to a more dangerous and more competitive world.” Mr Johnson also described the NATO alliance as "united" and in "robust health" as the Madrid summit drew to a close. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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UK to raise defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2030 as NATO chief says alliance must stand up to Putin

The UK government will spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030, Boris Johnson has announced, as NATO's secretary general warned that the alliance must stand up to..
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Europe will be 'much less safe' if NATO does not stop war in Ukraine, foreign secretary warns

NATO members must make it their "absolute priority" to stop the Ukraine war and push Russian troops out of the country - or face a "much less safe Europe", the..
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Finland and Sweden Are Officially Invited To Join NATO [Video]

Finland and Sweden Are Officially Invited To Join NATO

Finland and Sweden , Are Officially Invited , To Join NATO. On June 29, NATO formally invited Finland and Sweden to officially join the international alliance. . On June 29, NATO formally invited Finland and Sweden to officially join the international alliance. . 'Forbes' reports that the historic move comes in response to Russia's war in Ukraine. 'Forbes' reports that the historic move comes in response to Russia's war in Ukraine. A NATO joint statement called Russia the "most significant and direct threat' to NATO. . The accession of Finland and Sweden will make them safer, NATO stronger, and the Euro-Atlantic area more secure, NATO, joint statement, via 'Forbes'. The addition of Finland and Sweden would expand NATO's roster to include 32 nations. On June 28, Turkey dropped its objection to Finland and Sweden becoming NATO members. On June 28, Turkey dropped its objection to Finland and Sweden becoming NATO members. Last month, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that he would reject the two Nordic nations' bids to join the alliance. At the time, Erdogan accused both nations of harboring terrorists. . Following weeks of negotiations, the three nations were able to reach an agreement on June 28. . The diplomatic breakthrough came one day after NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced plans to increase NATO military forces six-fold. The diplomatic breakthrough came one day after NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced plans to increase NATO military forces six-fold

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PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit [Video]

PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on day two of the NATO summit in Madrid. The Turkish president has U-turned on his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, paving the way for the two Nordic countries to join the military alliance. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM stands between Biden and Erdoğan for NATO photo [Video]

PM stands between Biden and Erdoğan for NATO photo

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joins other NATO member leaders for a family photo on the second day of the summit in Madrid. Leaders were greeted in turn by NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg and Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez before all joining on stage for a photograph. Britain’s PM stood between US president Joe Biden and Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Saudi crown prince, Erdogan to meet in Turkey with 'full normalisation' in sights [Video]

Saudi crown prince, Erdogan to meet in Turkey with 'full normalisation' in sights

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Turkish Officials Push To Change the Country’s Name to ‘Türkiye’ [Video]

Turkish Officials Push To Change the Country’s Name to ‘Türkiye’

Turkish Officials Push To , Change the Country’s Name , to ‘Türkiye’. On June 1, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sent a letter to the United Nations formally requesting that his country now be referred to as "Türkiye.". On June 1, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sent a letter to the United Nations formally requesting that his country now be referred to as "Türkiye.". Associated Press reports that the move is part of a push by Ankara to rebrand the country. . According to Anadolu Agency, the U.N. confirmed receipt of the letter late on June 1. . Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, reportedly said the name change went into effect the moment the letter was received. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, reportedly said the name change went into effect the moment the letter was received. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign for "Türkiye" (tur-key-YAY) began back in December. . President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign for "Türkiye" (tur-key-YAY) began back in December. . The country has already produced promotional videos and changed the name on exported products and official documents. This name has been used since Türkiye declared its independence in 1923. Türkiye's Directorate of Communications , said the campaign is meant , “to promote more effectively the use of ‘Türkiye’ as the country’s national and international name on international platforms.”. Türkiye's Directorate of Communications , said the campaign is meant , “to promote more effectively the use of ‘Türkiye’ as the country’s national and international name on international platforms.”. TRT World, Türkiye's English-language state broadcaster, points out that the Cambridge Dictionary defines "turkey" as “something that fails badly” or “a stupid or silly person.”. According to the network, googling "Turkey" brings up , “a muddled set of images, articles, and dictionary definitions that conflate the country with Meleagris – otherwise known as the turkey – which is famous for being served on Christmas menus or Thanksgiving dinners.”

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