In a statement to Aftonbladet newspaper, Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson evaluated the reconciliation between Turkey, Sweden and NATO at the NATO Summit held in Lithuania and Turkey's decision to refer Sweden's NATO accession protocol to the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM). .
"TOGETHER WE WILL FIGHT AGAINST INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM"Swedish Defense Minister Jonson said, "We will fight together with Turkey against international terrorism. We will devote ourselves to preventing the terrorist organization PKK's activities in Sweden. This is important for both our security and Turkey's security." made statements.HARD QUESTION FROM JOURNALIST TO MINISTER JONSONThe journalist asked, "As a result of the reconciliation reached with Turkey at the meeting in Vilnius, does Sweden see the YPG/PYD and FETO as terrorist organizations?" Jonson answered the question, "I cannot give a clear answer to this, because I was not present at the meeting, there was the Minister of Justice Gunnar Strömmer." Jonson noted that the issue of which terrorist groups to fight against was also included in the tripartite memorandum signed by Turkey, Sweden and Finland."THE FULL SUPPORT TO TURKEY AGAINST ALL THREATS"In the memorandum signed at the NATO Summit held in Madrid on June 28, 2022, "Finland and Sweden, as future NATO allies, fully support Turkey against all threats to its national security. In this framework, Finland and Sweden, PYD/YPG and Turkey They will not support the organization defined as FETO in Turkey. Turkey also gives full support to Finland and Sweden against all threats to their national security." statements are included. The statement "Sweden reiterates that it will not support the YPG/PYD and the organization defined as FETO in Turkey" in the written statement made after the tripartite meeting between Turkey, Sweden and NATO in Vilnius reveals Sweden's commitment in this regard.