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  • Possible full membership in WEU is already one of the options mentioned in the government agreement and in view of the transformation of NATO into a "new NATO," and the membership of neighbouring countries, this option must also be considered.

    Security and Integration in Europe—An Austrian View

  • As both an EU member and an observer in WEU, Austria concentrates her efforts in both forums on improving the mechanisms allowing WEU to carry out crisis-management tasks initiated by the EU.

    Security and Integration in Europe—An Austrian View

  • "During the Swedish presidency, we would like to initiate an open discussion about the usability and flexibility of battle groups -- without changing the battle group concept," he told the WEU, which is concerned with European defence.

    EUnews

  • And in that situation the WEU is the only body that has been trained for the task. "

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Last week the United States orchestrated a U.N. Security Council resolution to tighten sanctions against Serbia and Montenegro with a military blockade by NATO and the Western European Union (WEU).

    AT LAST, A BALKAN PLAN

  • In an attempt to seal multiple leaks in the international trade embargo against Belgrade, NATO and WEU pledged to contribute up to 14 ships, which will patrol the Adriatic Sea as early as Tuesday.

    AT LAST, A BALKAN PLAN

  • "We never say what the rules of engagement are," Willem van Eekelen, secretary-general of the WEU, told NEWSWEEK.

    AT LAST, A BALKAN PLAN

  • The force, known as the European Corps, was to be operational by October 1995, was intended to operate under the umbrella of the Western European Union (See Oct. 20–23), and was to be open to other WEU members.

    1992, April 2

  • The council and the secretariat of the WEU moved from Paris and London, respectively, to Brussels as the WEU continued to strengthen and develop specific relations with the European Union and NATO.

    1993, Jan. 1

  • The WEU extended full membership to Greece and observer status to Denmark and Ireland.

    1992, May 7

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