Western European Union


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Western European Union

Also called the WEU. An international organization dedicated to mutual defense of member states. It was established in 1948 at the outset of the Cold War and was intended to counteract the Soviet bloc. The WEU's operations were gradually taken over by the European Union beginning the 1990s. The WEU treaty was abolished in 2010.
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Sahin attended a conference of EU parliament speakers who gathered in Brussels to give a shape to European Security and Defense Assembly that is planned to replace the Western European Union.
Sweden) analyzes how the issues of armaments has been handled and conceptualized within the two spheres of European integration related to the political economy project, developed through the European Union and the defense and security project organized through the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Western European Union, and recently through the EU.
NATO should remain the Union's central defense option, but the particular roles of Union institutions and of the Western European Union in that organization still need to be defined.
The FLA partner companies presented the study to the European Ministries of Defense through the Western European Union FLA sub-group in May.
BRUSSELS, Apr 4, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Sahin had a meeting with Robert Walter, President of the Assembly of Western European Union (WEU), in Brussels on Sunday.
The yearbook contains numerous documents detailing the activities of European inter-governmental organizations for the year 2003, including those of the European Free Trade Association, European Central Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine, Council of Europe, European Civil Aviation Conference, European Space Agency, International Commission on Civil Status, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and Western European Union, among others.
ANKARA, Oct 15, 2009 (TUR) -- A delegation from European Security and Defense Assembly - Assembly of the Western European Union holds talks in the Turkish parliament on Thursday.
Western European unions have expressed concern about the report.
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