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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today that talks with Sweden and Finland regarding their NATO membership will resume on March 9, following a delay in January following protests in which Korans were burned.

Speaking in Ankara, Cavusoglu stated that the meeting will take place in Brussels and the implementation of the memorandum signed by the countries will be discussed.

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Sweden and Finland applied last year to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but Sweden faced unexpected objections from Turkey.

Ankara accuses Stockholm of harboring what Turkey considers to be members of terrorist organizations and has demanded their expulsion as a step towards giving Sweden the green light to join NATO.

Talks between Finland, Sweden and Turkey broke down in January after Rasmus Palundan, leader of Denmark’s far-right Hard Line party, burned a copy of the Koran outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm.

Turkey and Hungary are the only NATO allies that have yet to ratify the membership of Finland and Sweden, although Budapest has said it intends to take that step for both countries in early March.