The two countries' presidents spoke by phone. Ankara opposes Helsinki joining the defensive alliance, which requires unanimous consent among its 30 members.
The leader of at least one other NATO country reportedly joins Turkey in opposing Finland and Sweden being admitting into the alliance.
On Thursday, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö vowed to "commit to Turkey's security" should his country's NATO application be approved.
Russian buyers can get Turkish citizenship for purchases over $400,000 and a commitment to keeping the property for at least three years.
Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said the Russian leader was not preparing to visit Ankara in the coming days.
Turkey's president has indicated his country will oppose the admission of Finland and Sweden to the alliance.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that the Nordic countries were "guesthouses to terrorist organizations."
There is still no agreement on Crimea and Donbas, two eastern areas of Ukraine that Russia sees as its own territory.
The downward trajectory of CNN Turk's editorial policies, along with its hate content, show that CNN's sister network is now a platform that engages in conspiracy theories, antisemitic tropes and racist rhetoric.
"In the case of Ukraine, the PR effect of the use of drones and their impact on poorly organized separatist forces pose a threat to Russia," analyst Anton Mardasov told Newsweek.
Indispensable allies don't behave like President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Ankara's antagonism far outweighs its pseudo-friendship.
The character of Winnie the Pooh is often used to poke fun at Chinese President Xi Jinping due to their supposed likeness.
The United Nations provides a podium that authoritarian regimes exploit to advance their agendas, mock international norms and gaslight victims.
As Turkey continues to stoke the fires of ongoing tensions, the U.S. must make clear that it will not fight Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's wars under the obligation of NATO defense if these disputes erupt beyond Erdogan's control.
"We did not—and do not—earn this money easily," Erdogan said. "Either they will give us our planes or they will give us the money."
Erdogan is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, on September 29 to discuss Syria.
"It is my hope that, as two NATO countries, we should treat each other with friendship, not hostility. But the current trajectory does not bode well," Erdogan said.
The fires, fueled in part by extreme summer temperatures and climate change, have been burning in the country's Mediterranean and Aegean coasts since July 28.
Erdogan's depiction of Turkey as a bastion of anti-imperialism is not new—though it is an increasingly common theme of Turkish propaganda.
The continued presence of Turkish troops in Afghanistan may ameliorate some of the risks in Kabul, but realistically it cannot offer a lasting remedy for Afghanistan's impending problems.
Turkey's opposition leader told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to involve Turkey with the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, telling the U.S. to "pick up the pieces."
The videos have detailed allegations of illegal activities against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government.
In a series of videos posted on YouTube in recent weeks, fugitive mob boss Sedat Peker made claims of corruption, drug trafficking and covering up murder against ruling figures in the Turkish government.
Ankara needs to change not only its rhetoric but also its policy to reverse the alarming trends that have brought religious minority communities to the brink of extinction.
In the days following U.S. President Joe Biden's recognition of the mass deportations and massacres of ethnic Armenians during the early 20th century as genocide, Turkish protesters are demanding that U.S. troops leave the country.
Joe Biden on Saturday became the first American president to officially recognize the Ottoman Empire's World War I-era mass killings of Armenians as "genocide."
What it would mean for the United States to officially recognize the Armenian genocide as the historic fact that it is?
Recent events highlight that the relationship between Presidents Erdogan and Putin is transactional, and that Washington and Ankara still share the same historic rival.
Something clearly is rotten at the heart of the Turkish banking system. Yet a Manhattan court still thinks Turkey is a functioning democracy with a fair and transparent legal system.