New Atlantic Charter between USA and UK

15 June 2021 Current Affairs:The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom signed a new version of the 80-year-old Atlantic Charter. The Atlantic Charter was a joint declaration issued by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Newfoundland on August 14, 1941, during World War II.

About New Atlantic Charter (2021):
♦ The new charter is an effort toward a grand vision of global relationships based on democracy and territorial integrity; 
♦ It is a promise made by the United Kingdom and the United States to meet the challenges of today’s world.
♦ It calls on both countries to adhere to the international order based on rules, 
♦ It also addresses climate change and biodiversity.
♦ It also emphasises emerging technologies, cyberspace, and long-term global development.
♦ It calls on Western allies to oppose disinformation and other malicious influences, including in elections.
♦ It promises that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will remain a nuclear alliance as long as nuclear weapons exist.

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