14 Oct. 1998

Visit by the President of Latvia Mr. Guntis Ulmanis to NATO on 15 October 1998


The President of Latvia, Mr. Guntis Ulmanis, will visit NATO Headquarters on Thursday, 15 October. He will meet the Secretary General, Dr. Javier Solana and the North Atlantic Council. The visit will begin at 14:30.


Programme of the visit

14:30 NATO Main entrance. Arrival of President Ulmanis. 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.

15:00 Room 1: Meeting with North Atlantic Council. Welcoming remarks by the Secretary General and the Dean of Council, followed by reply by President Ulmanis. Coverage of the beginning of the meeting by a restricted pool.
16:30 NATO Main Entrance. Meeting with the press. Open coverage.


Journalists wishing to cover the visit of President Ulmanis 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. Bob Van de Voorde.


General press arrangements : Mr. Bob Van de Voorde 32.2.707.4328
Video, TV, Radio : Mr. G. De Brouwer 32.2.707.5049
Photos : Mr. A.J. Soares 32.2.707.5046

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