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Turkey on Wednesday stopped NATO members from starting talks on the bids launched by Finland and Sweden to join the alliance, a diplomatic source told DW correspondent Teri Schultz, currently on assignment in Stockholm.

Helsinki and Sweden handed their official bid to NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday morning.

All ambassadors representing NATO member states were ready to back a decision to open the talks on Finland and Sweden’s membership bid on Wednesday — except Turkey.

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