What is NATO and what just happened at the Vilnius summit?

Official photo of the NATO Secretary General and Heads of State and Government at the Vilnius Summit.

"NATO is stronger, more energized and yes, more united than ever in its history," said US President Joe Biden. Image: NATO

Kate Whiting
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
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How NATO has expanded since its creation in 1949. Image: Statista
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto attends a meeting to sign Finland's national NATO legislation in Helsinki, Finland, March 23, 2023. Fanni Uusitalo/Finnish government/Handout via REUTERS    THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto attends a meeting to sign Finland's national NATO legislation in Helsinki, Finland on March 23, 2023. Image: Fanni Uusitalo/Finnish government/Handout via REUTERS

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