7 Dec. 1998

Defence Ministers Meetings

17 - 18 December 1998

Date and Place

The North Atlantic Council in Defence Ministers session and their Hungarian, Czech and Polish counterparts will meet on 17 December 1998 at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The Defence Planning Committee and the Nuclear Planning Group in Ministerial Session will also meet on 17 December. The Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council in Defence Ministers session, the NATO/Russia Permanent Joint Council at Defence Ministers level and the NATO/Ukraine Commission at Defence Ministers level will meet on 18 December.


  1. Journalists holding NATO permanent press cards need not apply for accreditation.

  2. Correspondents not in possession of a NATO permanent press card will be permitted to the press zone on presentation of numbered individual NATO press passes. Advance application for this accreditation may be made by filling in the forms (.PDF/14K). Please return the completed forms as soon as possible to:

    Head of Press & Media Service, NATO, B-1110 Brussels, Belgium.

    Further forms may be obtained from the NATO Press Service.

    NATO press passes will not be mailed to applicants. They may be collected from the accreditation desk in the press zone as from 14:00 hours on Wednesday, 16 December 1998

Note: NATO reserves the right to withhold press cards where no advance application has been submitted.


Details of the programme will be available upon accreditation.


Correspondents are advised that they will not be able to bring vehicles into the NATO compound but that a shuttle bus service will be provided between the car park outside the NATO main gate and the NATO Press and Media Service entrance.


General press arrangements : Mr. F. Le Blvennec 32.2.707.5038
Video, TV, Radio : Mr. G. De Brouwer 32.2.707.5049
Photos : Mr. A.J. Soares 32.2.707.5046

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