16 Apr. 1998

NATO Secretary General and Ambassadors
to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

The NATO Secretary General, Dr. Javier Solana, and members of the North Atlantic Council in Permanent Session will visit Sarajevo on 20 April 1998. They will be accompanied by the Chairman of the Military Committee, General Klaus Naumann, and Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Wesley Clark.

They will meet with members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina; opposition political leaders; the High Representative, Mr. Carlos Westendorp; and representatives of the United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the International Police Task Force, and other international organizations. They will visit SFOR troops in Butmir, Gorni Vakuf, Tuzla, and Visoko, and will receive briefings by General Eric Shinseki (COMSFOR) at SFOR Headquarters in Ilidza.


A Press Conference will take place at 17:15 at the Coalition Press Information Centre in Tito Barracks.

The programme may be subject to change. For further information, please contact the NATO Press and Media Service in Brussels (tel:+ 32-2.707.50.41), SHAPE Public Information in Mons (tel: + 32-65-44.41.59), or the SFOR Chief of Public Information in Sarajevo (tel: + 387-71- 454.778).

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