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New Atlantic Charter between USA and UK

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  • June 14, 2021
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New Atlantic Charter between USA and UK

Part of: GS Prelims and GS -III – International relations

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  • Recently, the USA’s President and UK’s Prime Minister signed a new version of the 80-year old Atlantic Charter.
    • The Atlantic Charter was a joint declaration released by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on 14th August, 1941 during World War II in Newfoundland.

New Atlantic Charter (2021)

  • The new charter is an effort towards a grand vision of global relationships of democracy and territorial integrity.
  • It is a statement of a promise that the UK and the US would meet the challenges of today’s world. 
  • It calls for both countries to adhere to the rules-based international order.
  • It also focuses on climate change and biodiversity
  • It also highlights emerging technologies, cyberspace and sustainable global development.
  • It calls on Western allies to oppose interference through disinformation or other malign influences, including in elections.
  • It vows that as long as there are nuclear weapons, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) will remain a nuclear alliance.

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