NATO Secretary General visits Luxembourg

  • 20 May. 2009 -
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  • Last updated: 22 May. 2009 12:58

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, paid his farewell visit to Luxembourg on 20 May. He was received by Grand-Duke Henri of Luxembourg and held talks with Prime Minister Juncker, Minister of Foreign Affairs Asselborn and Defence Minister Schiltz.

epa01736308 Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean Claude Juncker (R) and NATO Secretary General Dutch Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (L) arrive to the Luxembourg State Ministry prior their meeting . 20 May 2009.  EPA/NICOLAS BOUVY 

They discussed NATO's post-Summit agenda, especially the new Strategic Concept,  NATO's operations, and NATO's relations with the EU and Russia. Prime Minister Juncker also presented the NATO Secretary General with the "Grand-Croix Merite" award as appreciation for his service to the Alliance.