Updated: 21-Nov-2001 NATO Press Releases

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21 Nov. 2001

NATO Secretary General, Lord Robertson,
to visit Russia, 21-23 November

Lord Robertson, the Secretary General of NATO, will visit Russia between Wednesday, 21 November and Friday, 23 November. He will travel to Volgograd and Moscow. During his stay Lord Robertson will meet with the Russian political leaders, as well as deliver speeches at the universities in Volgograd and Moscow.


Wednesday, 21 November

Evening - arrival in Volgograd

Thursday, 22 November

Morning - Visit to historic monuments

10:00 - Speech at the State Polytechnic University: "NATO and Russia : a Special Relationship".

Afternoon - Arrival in Moscow

14:00 - Meeting with Minister of Defence, Sergey Ivanov

16:00 - Speech at the Diplomatic Academy: "A New Quality in the NATO-Russia Relationship"

approx. 17:30 - press conference at the "Izvestiya" media centre

Friday, 23 November

Morning - Visit to a school

9:15 -13:30 - Meetings at the Kremlin with the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Igor Ivanov and President of the Russian National Security Council, Vladimir Rushailo

approx. 14:00 - Joint Point de Presse with Minister Igor Ivanov

Afternoon - Departure for Brussels

For further information, please contact the NATO Press and Media Service in Brussels, Tel.: (32) 2 707 5041, fax: (32) 2 707 5057.

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

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