17 Nov. 1998

NATO Secretary General, Dr. Javier Solana,
to visit the United States

The Secretary General of NATO, Dr. Javier Solana, will pay an official visit to the United States on 18, 19 and 20 November, 1998. On Wednesday 18 November, the Secretary General will meet with United Nations' Secretary General Kofi Annan in New York. In Washington, he will meet with Senior Administration officials and Senators on 19 and 20 November.

On the evening of 18 November, the Secretary General will receive the Golden Medal Award from the Spanish Institute of the University of New York.



Wednesday, 18 November

17:00 Meeting with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan at the United Nations, followed by point de presse.
20:00 Presentation of the Golden Medal Award.

Thursday, 19 November and Friday, 20 November

    Meetings with Senior Administration Officials and Senior Members of Congress in Washington DC.

On Friday, 20 November, the Secretary General will also address the Defence Writers Group.

The Secretary General's schedule is subject to change. For further information, please contact the NATO Spokesman, Dr. Jamie Shea, at the Hotel Four Seasons in Washington, DC, tel: +1 -202-342.04.44 or the NATO Press and Media Service in Brussels, tel: +32 2-707.50.41, fax: +32 2-707.50.57.

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