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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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Comparison of (morning and afternoon) baseline values of WEU and PAK: A lower CO (5.8 vs 6.5l) (PAK) and higher SV (102 vs 96 ml) (WEU) were noted in the afternoon (P=0.04).
Dyna oedd yn mynd drwy fy meddwl gyda''r nos, wrth i mi weu. Mae pethau yn mynd yn gymhleth iawn rwan - K1, sl 1, K1, psso....
* Despite NATO's adoption of the Combined Joint Task Force in January 1994, and the creation of a European deputy SACEUR in 1996 to become NATO's WEU military liaison, the WEU did not respond when the Albanian crisis erupted over the pyramid scheme and resulting economic collapse.
The latter have said that "the relationship the Eurocorps will have to NATO and to the WEU or what the inter-relationship of these three elements will be is something that has still not been clarified." In other words, the Eurocorps remains at the gestation stage.
Belgium's Ambassador to the EU's Political and Security Committee, Walter Stevens, said the incoming Belgian Presidency would make it a priority to draw up a road map for the closure of the WEU and its assembly.
There may be simpler solutions than working through the WEU and OSCE, but they may not help get us where we ultimately want to go.
Ar ddydd Sadwrn, dywedais wrth y gwer y cai o yrru i Bwllheli, a minnau yn y sedd wrth ei ochr (peth anarferol iawn ) - er mwyn i mi gael fy nwylo yn rhydd i weu.
He expressed optimism that the compromise would be approved by member states when they announce the plan to shut down the WEU and said the new body could be operational by the time Poland takes over the EU Presidency, in July next year.
Future NATO enlargement is not likely to occur through the path of the European Union (EU) and its West European Union (WEU).
Turkey, as an associate member of the Assembly of the Western European Union (WEU) that decided to abolish itself last June, had all rights except for right to vote.
Wedi cryn ymchwil, dyma'r ffurf gynharaf a gefais ar yr englyn: Englyn Gorchestol i Bryf Sidan O'i wiw wy i weu e , a'i weuau o'i wyau a weua; e weua ei we aia', a'i weuau yw Ieuau I.