NATO builds relationships with partners through military-to-military cooperation on training, exercises, disaster planning and response, science and environmental issues, professionalization, policy planning, and relations with civilian government.
European NATO members (1994)
present NATO members which were formerly PfP members
Malta (joined April 26, 1995; withdrew on October 27, 1996. Malta decided to reactivate their Partnership for Peace membership on March 20, 2008; this was accepted by NATO at the summit in Bucharest on April 3, 2008.)
^ abBohlen, Celestine (1996-11-12). "New Malta Chief Focuses on Neutrality". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-04-05. "Within hours of taking office, Mr. Sant withdrew Malta's membership in Partnership for Peace, a NATO military cooperation program that is so loosely defined that its sign-up list now spans the spectrum from Russia to Switzerland. [...] Mr. Sant says none of those moves should be interpreted as anti-European or anti-American, but simply as the best way of insuring Malta's security."
^ abNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (2008-04-03). "Malta re-engages in the Partnership for Peace Programme". Retrieved 2008-04-03. "At the Bucharest Summit, NATO Heads of State and Government welcomed Malta’s return to the Partnership for Peace Programme. At Malta's request, the Allies have re-activated Malta's participation in the Partnership for Peace Programme (PfP)."