26 Jan. 1998

by the Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1), Mr. Branko Crevenkovski,
to NATO on 4 February 1998


The Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1), Mr. Branko Crvenkovski, accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Blagoj Handziski, will visit NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 4 February. He will meet the Secretary General, Dr. Javier Solana, and the North Atlantic Council. The visit will begin at 14:50.


Programme of the visit

14:50 NATO main entrance. Arrival of Mr. Crvenkovski. Open coverage on a first-come, first-served basis.

Followed immediately by a meeting with the Secretary General in the Private Office. In view of the limited space available, only a restricted pool will be authorized to cover the beginning of the meeting.

15:15 Room1: 16+1 North Atlantic Council session. Introductory remarks by the Secretary General, followed by reply by Prime Minister Crvenkovski. Coverage of the beginning of the meeting by a restricted pool.
16:15 NATO Press Hall area (Press Entrance). Meeting with the press. Open coverage.


Journalists wishing to cover the visit of Prime Minister Crvenkovski will be allowed into the NATO premises on presentation of a NATO accreditation pass or a valid press pass. Photographers and cameramen wishing to be part of the Restricted Pool should contact Mr. N. Fiorenza.


General press arrangements:Mr. N. Fiorenza +32.2.707 5044
Films, Video, TV, Radio:Mr. G. De Brouwer +32.2.707 5049
Photos:Mr. A.J. Soares +32.2.707 5046


  1. Turkey recognizes the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.

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