Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey had not expected Sweden to take steps before last Sunday’s election but the next government in Stockholm must now make a move on the issue.
“They know this agreement will not be approved by the (Turkish) parliament unless they take (steps),” he said.
Sweden’s right-wing opposition holds a narrow lead over the ruling centre-left bloc as counting nears its end. According to a readout of a briefing with reporters in Ankara, Cavusoglu said a meeting between the three countries on Aug. 26 showed the Nordic states had not yet acted on Turkey’s concerns.
“The following outcome has emerged: no concrete steps have been taken up to today,” he said. Läs artikel