Updated: 02-May-2003 NATO Press Releases


2 May 2003

NATO Secretary General, Lord Robertson,
to visit the United States and Canada

The Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, will visit Washington, DC on Sunday 4 May and Monday 5 May 2003. He will visit Montréal and Ottawa on Tuesday 6 May 2003.

In Washington, he will participate in the Conference on NATO-Ukraine Relations, co organized by NATO and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he will deliver an opening address and participate in a joint press conference with Mr. Marchuk, Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council. The Secretary General will have bilateral meetings with Mr. Marchuk and Ukrainian Defence Minister General Volodymyr Shkidchenko and other NATO Defence Ministers attending the conference.

Lord Robertson will also meet President George Bush, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Colin Powell. In addition, he will meet members of the Senate Foreign Relations and Senate Armed Services Committees.

In Canada, the Secretary General will attend the Conférence de Montréal, where he will deliver a keynote speech and hold a press conference. In Ottawa, he will meet Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and Minister of Defense John McCallum.

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

News and information will routinely be posted on the NATO website.

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