There are only a few days left until the NATO Summit, which will be held on 11-12 July in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.
Hungary stated that they would act together with Turkey on Sweden’s NATO membership.
At a press conference, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto stated that they are in contact with Turkey regarding Sweden’s NATO membership, and that Hungary will not delay the process if there is a change in Turkey’s attitude towards Sweden’s membership.
“If there is a change in Turkey’s stance, then of course we will keep our promise that Hungary will not hinder any country in its NATO membership process,” Szijjarto said. said.
The last meeting of the Hungarian Parliament is on Friday
It was announced that Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban did not include the vote on Sweden’s NATO membership on the agenda in the last week of the parliament, which will go into recess in July, last Thursday. The last meeting of the Hungarian Parliament will be held on Friday.
The vote on Sweden’s NATO membership has not been on the parliament’s agenda since July last year.
Sweden and Finland decided to apply for NATO membership after Russia attacked Ukraine last year, and Finland’s membership process was completed last April. Hungary and Turkey have not yet approved Sweden’s NATO membership.