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hi ah ah, this is dw news live from berlin, nato's expansion plans in jeopardy cherokee blocks talked on finland and sweden joining the alliance. precedent at one says it's of the kurdish militants, but is anchor trying to leverage a deal. also coming up, russia says nearly a 1000 ukrainian fighters have surrendered and maria hold while key of purchase for a prisoner swap. moscow is threatening to put some on trial for war crimes and ending europe's dependency on russian oil and gas, the
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e u and vials and massive planned to hon as the wind in the northeast. ah, i'm all i was like ok, thanks for joining us. turkey has blocked talks on finland and sweden joining nato . both nordic nations have not formally submitted membership bits. you members need unanimous agreement from all 30 current members, but turkey has said no turkish president, wretched. tie up, edwin accused as finland and sweden of harbouring kurdish terrorists and other disputes is of a sophisticated weaponry for turkey. the issue could actually be about us fighter jets. turkey was dropped from the f 35 advanced fighter jet development program in 2019 this was part of the us sanctions packet imposed on the
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country after it bought a russian air defense system. many believe anchor is now hoping to pressure the u. s. into selling it new f. 16 fighter jets instead. an extremely controversial topic in washington. another issue in 2019 sweden halted weapons deliveries to turkey. after it attacked kurdish people's defense units in northern syria and launched and offensive there. anamosa. turkish president, reject type err to one could considered this grounds enough to block the start of nato. accession talked for sweden and finland possibly destabilizing the alliance. and the process would, it would play into president putin's hands. it would send a signal that there is no unity with the nato, the wrong signal at precisely the wrong moment ignites of 5. since i pulled in new york, u. s. secretary of state antony blinkin and his turkish counterpart medlock shop of
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shallow met in an attempt to find a compromise there. shall charlemagne turkeys position clear your gear as being supporting the open door policy on nato even before this war. but with regard to this possible or candidate already, candidate countries, you know, we have also legitimate security concerns that they have been supporting her terrorist organizations. and they're also an expert restrictions on earth defense products. every concession turkey winds from the situation will likely isolated further in nato circles, but will when president owed one political points at harm, something he will welcome as turkey heads towards presidential elections next year . the u. s. is trying to convince turkey to soften as physician did abuse in his paul is in washington covering the story for us. she told us how the meeting went when finland and sweden cigna. they were thinking of making the historic decision,
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joining nato. the alliance expected a tough response from moscow not from one of its own. so, ever since turkey raised conditions for accepting the membership, the rest of nato was actually really irritated and pretty outspoken about it. however, we hear from today's meeting between the foreign minister of turkey and biden's national security advisor, blinking that both sides are on a path to find an agreement. but at this point, they don't mention this sir. the specifics in his pull that. so is president ado on taking a tough stance on nato expansion to leverage some sort of deal has dw st. turkey correspondent, dorian jones. i think there is the expectation at the moment her there is his belief that her anchor is in his strong position, but at the same time here, according to turkish official speaking behind the scenes, they still want negotiations without having said that, a president,
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earth one stands darcy seemed peer to be continuing to harden, and i think that this is in the indication that earth one does see this as in many ways and historical opportunity to extract major concessions from all of its western partners. this is a feeling that there has been as ongoing double standards at turkeys, security concerns who haven't been address over the last few years. and on chris's an opportunity of forcing its partners to address those issues. the risk for encore is that turkey could be over playing its hand and wrist itself. been isolated from its western partners. i was dorian jones in a stumble. now russia says nearly a 1000 ukrainian fighters at the as o style still works in mario pool. have now surrendered ukraine, now hopes to get them back in a prison as well. but some lawmakers in moscow warm some of them who's on trial for war crimes, possibly even executed. ukraine says it's still trying to evacuate the remaining fighters from the plant. there are fears the ukrainian fighter is defended,
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the as of style plant in marty. you, paul could face rough justice from moscow. russian tv show defeated troops being led away from the sprawling steel plant. russia says they will be treated according to international norms, but there have been calls to designate the feared as of regiment, a terrorist organization, or a russian law maker, taking part in peace talks with keith said russia should consider the death penalty for the as of regiment then at the st. louis, missouri, it's porcelain. they do not deserve to live after the monstrous crimes against humanity that they have committed and that are committed continuously against our prisoners. upwards of lustre bloom, ukraine officials remain hopeful, their soldiers can be exchanged for russian prisoners of war. as national will come from our side, we can say that the negotiation process is ongoing. and at the rescue operation itself is also ongoing core. let us the way there is also been some unprecedented criticism of the war from unexpected quarters. sam aguilar enough enough that the
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main problem with our military and political position is that we are in full geopolitical isolation. and that however much we hate to admit that virtually the entire world is against us. let me see. and that's the situation we need to get out of threats in lat, that we had them. are you paul victory? marx, a rare when for rushes military in it's 3 months invasion of ukraine, but it could be short lived. finland and sweden have made a joint application to join nato, a further set back to moscow's ambitions to contain the expansion of the block. we asked our correspondent, but he is building a in hard key or was likely to happen to the training. so just being held by russian forces that's are to say, what's most likely to happen. ukraine is to hoping for a prisoner exchange, and this is what we understand was the deal be in the very beginning, but everybody is aware that this kind of deal is not worth a lot until it has happened. the reason why these for fighters have stayed so long
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in the still works and why they have not surrendered, despite her having very little food left very little ammunition left, et cetera. was that they feared that in russian hands they would be either executed or tortured. what we're hearing now from moscow, points to that possibility as well, that might be where they are now in their hands. it's most common with sides. what will happen to them, but he has spelling of that reporting from ukraine. now, some other developments in the war, a russian soldier being tried for crimes and ukraine has paid a guilty to killing an anonymous civilian. it's the 1st such case, since the invasion, the prosecutor says it sends a clear message that those who commit crimes will not escape accountability owner. the international criminal court is sending forensic experts and investigators to
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ukraine to pro possible crimes against humanity. western allies accused russia of committing war atrocities, including the murdering of civilians. united states has reopened its embassy and keep the us secretary at the us state department rather as a small number of staff will return to the ukrainian capital. several countries, including germany from britain, have re open their embassies over the past month. off the russian troops withdrew from the region. my pleasure, un secretary general, antonio terrorist has express hope of reaching a deal with moscow to allow billions of tons of grain to leave. ukrainian port crane is one of the leading juices of grain. the fighting has hampered expert exports. and since prizes soaring, exacerbating the global food security crisis, the european commission has launched a 300000000000 euro plan to end europe's dependence on russian fossil fuels. the
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main focus is on the renewable energy, germany, belgium, the netherlands, and denmark have all pledge to produce more wind power and an o. c. r. the meshes include cutting electricity consumption. this is among the ways europe plans to create more home grown energy through enormous offshore wind projects in the north sea. in denmark, representatives met from the european commission and the north sea countries to discuss forging a new path forward. the big question is that we have to expend the offshore wind industry all over the north sea that we have to connect each other that we can make a common business out of it. and we understand that this snarled time for industrialization. the declaration of intent will soon be followed by concrete projects. concern for the environment is one incentive, but europe also wants to rid itself of dependence on russian oil and gas as quickly
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as possible. the european commissioners explained how it will work. the re power e u plans are a mix of ideas and concrete regulatory proposals. one of the most important points, speeding up the approval process. veneta re doke about topic deployment. a few of us that he's an elephant in that room, getting a permit might take as long as 9 years for wind, and up to 4 years for a solar projects. so this is time that we do not have in the future. the approval of such projects should be possible within a year. alongside wind power, solar energy will also be prioritized. we're proposing a solar rooftop obligation for commercial and public buildings as of 2025. and for new residential buildings as of 2029. i know this is ambitious, but it is realistic. we can do it. to finance this, the e will have to spend
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a lot of money. more than 300000000000 euros have already been allocated to the plan dw corresponded julia sadly, was at that announcement and denmark, she sent us this assessment. the place where this summit is taking place is telling of the importance that denmark and the other north sea countries want to give to offshore wind going forward. the port of s p here in denmark is the most important in europe for offshore wind, massive turbans like the ones here behind me are shipped from here to the rest of the world, making the port a hub worldwide for wind energy. now the countries who were present here at the summit, denmark, germany, belgium, and the netherlands plus the you want to push for the further development of offshore wind. here in the region, they made a joint pledge to build up to 150 gigawatts of offshore wind in the north sea until
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2050. that is a massive tenfold increase compared to the days capacity. they also pledge to work jointly on these infrastructure projects, making it the 1st step towards truly european energy plants. the need to become quickly independent from russian energy has made the drive for offshore wind, even more pressing. as has the need to tackle the rising energy prices and the ambition to reach the climate goals, which are yes ambitious, but also crucial. julia steadily reporting that now to football and wednesday nights. so a thrilling conclusion to the euro belief with, in fact, frankfort, winning and penalty shoots out the. but if they got side beat scotlands ranges in a tough final and seville, it's frankfurt 1st continental trophy. in 42 years. the funds from glasgow in frankfort drank in the beer and the rope leak atmosphere before the game. amid
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a searing heat wave in seville, perhaps they would have paced themselves a little more if they'd known what lay in store in the final. after a tense, 1st half, a slit from 2 to allow ju, i reboot, to give ranges the lead on 57 minutes. but raphael bery latched on to a great cross from phillip, hostage to equalize and spot bedlam in the frankfurt funds in seville. there was still make thereafter, and so the game went to penalties, and frankfort keeper, kevin trump, safe from out in rumsey brought to glasgow from event to some, had much fun, fair in january to give the germans. the advantage on columbia's boy made his 2nd big contribution of the night, keeping his coolin the heat to give frankfort just their 2nd european trophy and their 1st since the u. f. a cup in 1980. no surprise. it went down pretty well back home in germany. if a guy has a quick reminder of the top story we're following for you. jackie has blocked talks
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on finland and sweden joining nato president. wretched. 5, edwin accused of the 2 nordic nations of harbouring kurdish terrace. at all, for now, after break robots is hit with the business used as the u. s. falls on tariffs on russian oil and bull africa exporting or not just another day. so much is happening all at once. we take time to understand this is the day an in depth look at current news, events analyzed by experts and critical thinkers. this is the day weekdays on d w.


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