Updated: 16-Feb-2001 NATO Press Releases


16 February 2001

Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson,
to Visit Russia

The Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, will visit Moscow on 19-21 February. He will meet with the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Igor Ivanov, Minister of Defence, Marshal Sergeyev, the Secretary of the Security Council, Sergey Ivanov, Minister for Civil Emergency, General Shoigu, as well as members of the State Duma. Lord Robertson will officially open the NATO Information Office in Moscow. He will also give a speech at the Institute for Foreign Relations (MGIMO) and participate in the "Winter Academy" of INION.

(not for publication)

Monday, 19 February

  • Late evening arrival in Moscow

Tuesday, 20 February

  • Meetings with President Putin, Ministers and members of Duma

  • Approx. 15:45 press conference with MFA Ivanov (MFA)

  • 18:00 opening of the NATO Information Office (Miyatnaya 3)

Wednesday, 21 February

  • Morning speech at MGIMO, visit to INION

  • Afternoon departure to Prague

The Secretary General's schedule is subject to change.

For further information please contact NATO Press and Media Service in Brussels, tel:+32 2 707 5041, fax:+32 2 707 5057.

+32 (0)2 707 50 41
+32 (0)2 707 50 57
B-1110 Brussels/Bruxelles

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