Secretary General announces North Atlantic Council to meet following Turkey’s request for Article 4 consultations on the situation in Syria

  • 28 Feb. 2020 -
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  • Last updated: 03 Mar. 2020 11:07

The North Atlantic Council, which includes the ambassadors of all 29 NATO Allies, will meet on Friday 28 February, following a request by Turkey to hold consultations under Article 4 of NATO’s founding Washington Treaty on the situation in Syria.

General view of the meeting

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.