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Turkey-NATO anniversary - 18 February 1952

"NATO is one of the essential dimensions of Turkish foreign and defence policy. Turkey has been an important member of the Alliance and a reliable Ally for 60 years."

Ambassador Haydar Berk, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the North Atlantic Council




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    • Greece and Turkey: 60 years in NATO 22 Feb. 2012 2012 marks 60 years since Turkey and Greece joined NATO in 1952. In this edition of NATO Review, we gauge how the countries have changed in the last six decades, we look at their relationship with each other and ask where their security outlooks lay now.
    • Turkey: what 60 years in NATO means 16 Feb. 2012 Does NATO have a role to play in Turkey's new stronger foreign policy outlook? Does the Turkish public see NATO as necessary? Here we ask Turkish journalists and analysts to describe how they feel NATO looks from a Turkish perspective.

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