Thousands marched through the Chicago Loop on May 20, 2012 against the NATO summit. Despite state repression and arrests people made a clear statement against war and injustice. (Photo: Abayomi Azikiwe), a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Zealand sign cooperation deal
Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 08:37 AM
Wellington, June 5 — New Zealand and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen signed the Individual Partnership and Co-operation Programme Arrangement at a ceremony at NATO's headquarters in Brussels, said a statement from Key's office Tuesday.
"The relationship and engagement between New Zealand and NATO has developed considerably over the past 10 years, mainly through our involvement in the NATO-led ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) mission in Afghanistan," Xinhua quoted Key as saying.