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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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Summary: According to NATO's website a Tunisian research project initiated by researchers at the Institut National des Sciences AppliquE[umlaut]es et de Technologies (INSAT) on "Advanced Pathogen Detection for Human Protection" was one of the projects approved by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Science for Peace and Security Programme.
Seven member states from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation signed, on 14 May, an agreement to this effect.
May 9, 1955: West Germany formally joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) at a special ceremony in Paris.
In Brussels, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expressed regret and said questions about Russia's possible future military posture would be raised at a foreign ministers' meeting next week.

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