Mint Explainer: How the burning of a religious book threatens to derail Sweden’s entry into NATO
- Entry into NATO can only occur if all member countries approve a country’s application to enter
A fresh crisis threatens Sweden’s hopes of joining NATO. Stockholm has been deadlocked in negotiations with Turkey to allow it to enter the mutual defence body. The burning of a Koran by far-right protesters in Stockholm has sparked outrage and threatens to undermine months of work.
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