Updated: 23-Jul-2003 Press Releases


23 July 2003

Press Statement

by NATO Secretary General, Lord Robertson,
in his Capacity as Chairman of the NATO-Russia Council

The NATO-Russia Council met today at Ambassadorial level. Ambassadors discussed follow-up to meetings held last month of NRC Foreign and Defence Ministers, and addressed the development of practical NRC cooperation in the area of logistics. They exchanged views on the current situations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan and Kosovo.

Ambassadors also addressed NRC cooperation in the struggle against terrorism. They condemned in the strongest terms recent terrorist attacks in Russia and Spain. They expressed their deep condolences to the relatives of those killed in these attacks and full sympathy and solidarity with the Russian and Spanish people. They agreed that the recent attacks highlighted the continuing importance of NATO-Russia co-operation in this area.

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