Berlin Plus Agreement Pdf

The Berlin Plus agreement is the short title of a comprehensive set of agreements reached on 16 December 2002 between NATO and the EU. [1] These agreements were based on the conclusions of the 1999 NATO summit in Washington, sometimes referred to as the CJTF mechanism[2] and allowed the EU to use some of NATO`s military assets in its own peacekeeping operations. The Berlin Plus agreement consists of seven main parties:[1] [3] So far, the EU, with NATO`s support, has conducted two operations: this comprehensive framework for NATO-EU relations was concluded on 17 March 2003 through the exchange of letters from High Representative Javier Solana and Lord Robertson, then NATO Secretary General. [3].