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Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO

On 3 and 4 April 2012, the NATO Political Affairs and Security Policy Division organised a visit to NATO Headquarters for a group of Bahraini diplomats, who were visiting Brussels as part of NATO’s public diplomacy activities under the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI).

Topics discussed included NATO’s History and Current Issues, NATO’s new Strategic Concept and NATO’s outreach to the Middle East and the Gulf region; NATO’s military cooperation in the framework of the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI); NATO-Russia relations, NATO’s operations in Libya and Afghanistan; and emerging security challenges.

The group met with Mr. Rad Van den Akker, Speechwriter, Office of the Spokesperson, Public Diplomacy Division, with Dr. Rolf Schwarz, Political Officer from the Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Countries Section in NATO’s Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, with Major Ciprian Filimon, Staff Officer, Cooperation and Regional Security Division, International Military Staff, with Dr. Petr Lunak, Deputy Head, Partnership Section, Public Diplomacy Division, with Mr. Mihai Carp, Deputy Head, Operations Section A, Operations Division, and with Mr. Michael Rühle, Head, Energy Security Section, Emerging Secruity Challenges Division.

Last updated: 27-Apr-2012 13:38

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Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 04. Apr. 2012 Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visiting NATO Headquarters 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 03. Apr. 2012 Mr Rad Van den Akker, Speechwriter, Office of the Spokesperson, Public Diplomacy Division 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 03. Apr. 2012 Dr Rolf Schwarz, Political Officer, Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 03. Apr. 2012 Major Ciprian Filimon, Staff Officer, Cooperation and Regional Security Division, International Military Staff 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 04. Apr. 2012 Dr Petr Lunak, Deputy Head, Partnership Section, Public Diplomacy Division 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 04. Apr. 2012 Mihai Carp, Deputy Head, Operations Section A, Operations Division 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 04. Apr. 2012 Mr Michael Ruehle, Head, Energy Security Section, Emerging Security Challanges Division 
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO 04. Apr. 2012 Diplomats from Bahrain receiving a briefing