13 Jun 2008

The North Atlantic Council to visit Ukraine

The North Atlantic Council (NAC) will visit Ukraine on 16-17 June 2008.  The Permanent Representatives of the 26 NATO Nations and the Secretary General of the Alliance, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, will hold a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) with Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko and Defence Minister Yurii Yekhanurov.

They will also participate in consultations with the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council chaired by President Viktor Yushchenko and meet with Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and members of the Ukrainian government. A meeting with the Speaker Arseniy Yatsenyuk and key members of the Verkhovna Rada is also envisaged.

During their stay in Ukraine members of the NAC and the Secretary General will take part in various outreach activities, engaging in discussions with a cross-section of Ukrainian public opinion – in Kyiv, as well as in Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Lviv.

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