22 Sept. 1999
for the Informal Meeting of Defence Ministers
Canada, 21st and 22nd September 1999
The Defence Ministers and Representatives of the Alliance met informally
in Toronto, Canada, on 21st and 22nd September.
In their discussions, the Ministers gave particular attention to the
situations in Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina; NATO's relations with its
Partners, in particular Russia and Ukraine; the status of work on the
Defence Capabilities Initiative launched at the Washington Summit; and
the implementation of other Washington Summit defence-related decisions,
including the initiative on the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
and the further development of the European Security and Defence Identity
within the Alliance.
The Ministers expressed their thanks to their Canadian colleague, Minister
Arthur Eggleton, for hosting the meeting.