NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

26 Jun. 2012

North Atlantic Council to meet following Turkey's request for Article 4 consultations

The North Atlantic Council, which includes the ambassadors of all 28 NATO Allies, will meet on Tuesday 26 June, following a request by Turkey under article 4 of NATO's founding Washington Treaty.

Under article 4 of the Treaty, any ally can request consultations whenever, in the opinion of any of them, their territorial integrity, political independence or security is threatened.