Israel Becomes Member of NATO Assembly, PA Becomes Observer
(May 31, 2005)
Israel was admitted as a member of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly during the organization's meeting in Ljubjana, Slovenia. The NATO Parliamentary Assembly is the inter-parliamentary organization of legislators from 14 member countries of the North Atlantic Alliance, and is a forum for international parliamentary dialogue. NATO also agreed to grant the Palestinian Authority observer status.
Sources: Jerusalem Post, (May 31, 2005); Palestinian National Authority International Press Center, (June 1, 2005)