of the NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council
at Ambassadorial Level
The NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council at Ambassadorial level met on
Monday 26 June 2000, at NATO Headquarters.
Following a briefing on the meeting of Military Representatives under
the auspices of the PJC held on 6 June 2000, Ambassadors discussed the
situation in the former Yugoslavia and exchanged views on NATO-Russia
cooperation in the international security presence in Kosovo (KFOR).
Ambassadors agreed on steps to implement the PJC Work Programme for the
remainder of the year, adopted at the PJC meeting at the level of Foreign
Ministers in Florence on 24 May 2000. In this context, Ambassadors held
a preliminary exchange of views on issues related to possible NATO-Russia
cooperation in theatre missile defence. They also discussed the issue
of the ongoing negotiations on the terms for the establishment of a NATO
Information Office in Moscow and agreed that they should be finalised
and the Office inaugurated as early as possible.
The next PJC meeting at Ambassadorial level will be held on 24 July 2000.