Finland won’t join NATO without Sweden: Niinistö

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has said his country would not join NATO without Sweden, amid Turkish objections focusing on Sweden’s alleged support for Kurdish separatists. “We [Finland and Sweden] go hand in hand,” Niinistö said Sunday after meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Turkey had “legitimate concerns” about Sweden, Stoltenberg told activist groups.

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