Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers - NATO HQ - 11-12 June 2009

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NATO Allies agree on key ISAF issues

NATO Allies agree on key ISAF issues

12 Jun. 2009

Following two days of formal meetings and working sessions at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Allied Defence Ministers approved three separate initiatives; to enhance training for Afghan National Security Forces; to improve command and control structure for ISAF; and to deploy NATO AWACs to assist with air traffic control in Afghanistan.

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Thursday 11 June 2009 document audio photo video
10:15 NATO-Serbia Bilateral meeting     photo  
10:50 NATO-New Zealand Bilateral meeting     photo  
11:25 NATO-Afghan Bilateral meeting     photo  
11:30 Opening of Turkish exhibition on Kosovo     photo  
13:00 Working lunch of the North Atlantic Council        
15:35 Official portrait     photo  
15:40 Press conference by the NATO Secretary General ENG MP3/8896Kb photo natochannel.tv
16:00 Meeting of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council        
  Opening remarks by the NATO Secretary General ENG/FR MP3/1559Kb photo natochannel.tv
17:45 Meeting of the Defence Planning Committee        
  Opening remarks by the NATO Secretary General ENG/FR MP3/1969Kb photo natochannel.tv
19:00 Nuclear Planning group        
20:00 Working dinner of the North Atlantic Council        

Friday 12 June 2009 document audio photo video
  Arrivals of Ministers of Defence      photo  
08:15 Meeting of the North Atlantic Council        
09:00 Press briefing by the NATO Spokesman  ENG MP3/7928Kb   natochannel.tv 
10:45 Ceremony together with Troop Contributing Partners of the unveiling of a monument in memory of those who have fallen in NATO Operations  

 

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Slideshow

 

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    Address by the Danish Minister of Defence

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    Address by the Chairman of the Military Committee ENG
    Address by the NATO Secretary General   ENG/FR
11:20 Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers with non-NATO ISAF Contributing Nations    

 

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  Opening remarks by the NATO Secretary General ENG/FR MP3/2714Kb natochannel.tv 
  Remarks by US Secretary of Defense Gates   MP3/1004Kb natochannel.tv
14:05 Press conference by the NATO Secretary General ENG  MP3/14018Kb photo natochannel.tv
  Bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and the new ISAF Commander     photo  

 

 

For the media

NATO Press Release(2009)069 - 20 May 2009
Defence Ministers Meetings - Brussels, 11-12 June 2009
OTAN Communiqué de presse(2009)069 - 20 mai 2009
Réunions des ministres de la défense - Bruxelles, 11 et 12 juin 2009