Updated: 29-Mar-2000 NATO Press Releases

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28 March 2000

NATO Secretary General to visit Latvia and Sweden

The Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, will visit Latvia and Sweden from Wednesday, 29 March 2000 to Friday, 31 March 2000. In Latvia, Lord Robertson will meet the President, the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence, as well as the Speaker of the Parliament. In Sweden, the Secretary General will have meetings with the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence, as well as with members of the Parliament.


Wednesday, 29 March


19 :15 Arrival in Riga
19 :35 Inaugural meeting of the Transatlantic Organisation with President Vaira Vike-Freiberga

Thursday, 30 March

08 :30 Meetings with Prime Minister Andris Skele, Foreign Minister Indulis Berzins, Defence Minister Girts Valdis Kristovskis, Speaker of the Parliament (Saeima) Janis Straume
11 :20

Press Conference, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Departure from Riga


13:15 Arrival in Stockholm
Meetings with Minister of Defence, Bjorn von Sydow, Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, members of parliamentary Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs and Defence.
14:40 Meeting with the press, Ministry of Defence.

Friday, 31 March

a.m. Meeting with Prime Minister Goran Persson
09 :15 Press Conference (Press Centre MFA)
11 :00 Departure from Stockholm

The Secretary General's schedule is subject to change. For further information, please contact the NATO Press and Media Service in Brussels, Tel :+32 (0)2 707 50 41, fax : +32 (0)2 707 50 57.

+32 (0)2 707 50 41
+32 (0)2 707 50 57
B-1110 Brussels/Bruxelles

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