Burning the Qur’an in Sweden angers Turkey and threatens NATO’s membership path

Sweden and Finland have taken another step to join NATO, which means that there is now nothing left but the formal ratification of the accession agreement. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images It’s now been eight months since Sweden and Finland announced their intention to join NATO, a move that upended the two … Read more

Turkish anger after burning the Qur’an and Kurds protesting in Sweden | Islamophobia news

Turkey denounced Sweden after protests outside its embassy in Stockholm, including the burning of a Koran by far-right supporters and a separate demonstration by Kurdish activists. Ankara said on Saturday it had canceled a visit by the Swedish defense minister aimed at overcoming Turkey’s objections to its NATO membership. Sweden needs Turkey’s support to enter … Read more