NATO Expands NATO leaders open a two-day summit in Prague by formally offering membership to seven nations formerly under communist control. The addition of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia increases NATO membership to 26 nations. More from NPR's Don Gonyea.
NPR logo

Seven Eastern European Nations Invited to Join NATO

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/851247/851248" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Seven Eastern European Nations Invited to Join NATO

Seven Eastern European Nations Invited to Join NATO

Seven Eastern European Nations Invited to Join NATO

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/851247/851248" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NATO leaders open a two-day summit in Prague by formally offering membership to seven nations formerly under communist control. The addition of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia increases NATO membership to 26 nations. More from NPR's Don Gonyea.