NATO reaffirms Turkey’s membership

(VOVworld) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has reaffirmed Turkey’s membership and the alliance’s support for the Turkish government after the failed coup attempt in mid-July.

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Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO (Photo: AFP/VNA)

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu said in a statement on Thursday that Turkey’s NATO membership is not in question. NATO counts on the continued contributions of Turkey and Turkey can count on the solidarity and support of the alliance.

One day earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Russia. The meeting fueled speculation that Turkey's improved relationship with Russia will weaken its strong ties with the West.

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