North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Context: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged NATO to speed up his country’s membership in the alliance, saying it was the only way to end fighting with pro-Russia separatists. Background: Fears have been mounting of a major escalation of the …

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Why in News? Greece rejects NATO mediation. It says ‘de-escalation’ only after Turkey withdraws vessels from Greek waters. What’s the issue? Over recent weeks, tensions have been rising in the waters of the Eastern Mediterranean, prompted by what seems like …