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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A military alliance originally designed to deter against potential Soviet invasion. Members pledge mutual defense; that is, an attack on one is considered an attack on all. Since the end of the Cold War, NATO has been involved in other military engagement, notably in the Balkans and Afghanistan. Members include the United States and a number of European countries. It was founded in 1949 and is based in Brussels.
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Turner, who was Mayor of Dayton at the time of negotiations in Dayton, Ohio and who as the president of NATO PA visited our country in 2015, welcomed and supported the initiative of the NATO PA International Secretariat, stressing that the holding of the Rose-Roth seminar in BiH is coming at the right time.
The ability to add new members is at the core of NATO's foundation.
There is no better alternative than to be a trustworthy and credible partner in the EU and NATO," the NATO head said.Laj#269ak admitted that politicians are partially responsible for the fact that pro-Russian sentiment is on the rise in central Europe.
Poor relations were seen in 1990s between NATO and Russia, restricted by the 1999 problems in Kosovo1.
According to Ivo Daalder, former U.S ambassador to NATO, while the U.S might be paying more, the costs would be even higher if the U.S leaves NATO.
"We made a tremendous amount of progress today," Trump said after emergency talks with fellow NATO leaders prompted by his demands for allies to boost military budgets immediately.
On the eighth day of her sexual molestation by Nato, when the sun was up and he was out at work, Angelu gathered enough courage to escape by borrowing money from Lui, a neighbor.
During the second Gulf War in 2003, NATO deployed AWACS radar aircraft and air defense batteries to enhance the defense of Turkey.
The 2nd NATO Signal Battalion is one of three battalions assigned to the NATO Communication and Information Systems Group.
So, here is the question: Can NATO be labeled the organization of the Free World while some of its members are authoritarian?
Achieving atomic bomb in 1949 and hydrogen bomb in 1953, formation of "Warsaw Treaty" in 1955, fabrication of Ballistic missile in 1957, and Cuban missile disaster in 1962 indicate that the Soviet Union was a dangerous enemy to the members of NATO.
Led by the NATO Liaison Officer in Central Asia, Alexander Vinnikov, the delegation also met with senior representatives from Kazakhstan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence, Committee on Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Education and Science, and Committee on Transport and Communications of the Ministry of Investment and Development.