New Director appointed to the NATO Information Office in Moscow

  • 20 Nov. 2001 -
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  • Press Release (2001) 154
  • Issued on 20 Nov. 2001
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  • Last updated: 25 Jul. 2011 16:08

The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, today announced the appointment of Dr. Rolf Welberts as Director of the new NATO Information Office in Moscow.

The Office was inaugurated by the Secretary General during his visit to Russia in February 2001, in accordance with the provisions of the "Founding Act on mutual relations, cooperation and security between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Russian Federation", signed in Paris in May 1997. The mission of the Office is to provide information on NATO and security issues in general to the Russian public.