NATO Secretary General to attend NATO Parliamentarian Assembly during visit to Romania

  • 10 Oct. 2011 -
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  • Press Release (2011) 123
  • Issued on 07 Oct. 2011
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  • Last updated 17-Oct-2011 09:27

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, will visit Romania on Monday, 10 October, on the occasion of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.

During his visit, he will deliver a keynote speech at the Plenary Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, starting at 9:50 local time. The speech will be webstreamed on

During his visit, the Secretary General will meet with President Traian Basescu, Speaker of the Parliament Mircea Geoana, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Roberta Anastase, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Teodor Baconschi, and Minister of Defence Gabriel Oprea.

During a ceremony at the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Rasmussen will be awarded with the medal “Honour of the Romanian Armed Forces”.

Media advisory


Secretary General’s joint press point with President of Romania – Cotroceni Palace


Secretary General’s joint press point with Minister of Foreign Affairs – Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Still and video images will be available from the NATO website after the event.

The Secretary General’s schedule is subject to change. For further information, please contact the NATO Press and Media Service in Brussels, Tel. + 32 2 707 50 41, fax: + 32 2 707 13 99