Lithuanian President Visits Turkey to Have a Conversion with R.T. Erdogan
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, President Gitanas Nausėda congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country, emphasizing the importance of Sweden’s NATO membership. Lithuania’s president expressed gratitude for Turkey’s contribution to the security of the Baltic region and the entire Euro-Atlantic area as a close NATO ally. He also mentioned the importance of Sweden’s NATO membership for collective security and defense goals.
The statement highlighted Turkey’s decision to no longer block Sweden’s NATO membership, and President Erdogan submitted Sweden’s application for ratification. This decision was reached in the lead-up to the NATO Summit in Vilnius.