Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan holds a news conference during the NATO summit at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2021. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reiterated Ankara's objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, saying Turkey will not approve the bids. He claims the countries have harbored people linked to groups Turkey deems to be terrorist organizations. Finland and Sweden have said they will send delegations to Ankara to try to convince Turkey to accept their bids; Erdogan, however, has said they "should not bother." "Neither of these countries have a clear, open attitude toward terrorist organizations," Erdogan said at a news conference Monday. "How can we trust them?" Enlargement of NATO re . . . read the full article here.