Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO last May but Türkiye, a longstanding NATO member, asked the two Nordic states to take concrete action against terror groups like the PKK and FETO.
Mahmut Tat was sentenced to six years and ten months in prison in the Nordic country after he was arrested on charges of being a member of the terror outfit.
Cavusoglu is also expected to meet with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly, among his counterparts from NATO member states in Bucharest.
After the signing on Tuesday, the protocol must be ratified by all 30 allied parliaments to allow Sweden and Finland to become part of the transatlantic defence alliance.
The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s 2019 World Happiness Report ranks 156 countries according to things such as GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption.
The US under the Trump administration loses four points to score 71 out of 100 on Transparency International's 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index, sending the country tumbling out of the top 20 for the first time since 2011.
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