Updated: 02-Jun-2003 NATO Press Releases


2 June 2003

"NAC SEA DAY" in Alicante on 5 June 2003

At the invitation of the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) General Jones, the North Atlantic Council, NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson, and the NATO Military Committee will travel to Alicante, Spain, on 5 June to observe a demonstration of naval activities conducted by NATO's Standing Naval Force Mediterranean (STANAVFORMED). The Spanish Minister of Defence, Frederico Trillo Figueroa, will be the Guest of Honour.

The sea programme will display the high level of interoperability between NATO's naval forces and the capabilities of NATO’s immediate reaction forces. It will also highlight Operation Active Endeavour, NATO’s maritime contribution to the international fight against terrorism.

Media Advisory

07: 50

Photo opportunity – Co-ordinated ceremonial morning colours
Port of Alicante


The NATO Secretary General, Lord Robertson, and the Chairman of the Military Committee, General Harald Kujat, jointly meet the press.
Meliá Hotel, Alicante

An Allied Press Information Centre (APIC) will be established in Alicante 2-6 June 2003. For more information, please contact: Tel: +34 965 211 514 or +34 965 211 531, Fax: + 34 965 205 796; or to Lt. Commander Harvey Burwin, mobile: + 39 335 828 35 00

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

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