Which of the following statement (s) is correct regarding NATO?
i. It was formed for defense against the Soviet Union.
ii. It was setup with the United States. Britain. France. Australia, New Zealand. Thailand, the Philippines and Pakistan as members.
iii. A NATO army was created to establish its bases in many countries of Europe.
The correct option is C i & iii
In 1949, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed for defense against the Soviet Union. The members of this alliance were the United States. Canada. Denmark. Norway. Iceland, Portugal. Britain. France. Belgium. Holland and Luxemburg. Turkey, Greece, the Federal Republic of Germany and Spain became its members later. A NATO army was created which established its bases in many countries of Europe. Similar military alliances were set up by the United States and Britain in other parts of the world.