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October 1997

1 Oct

Russias Defence Minister, Igor Sergeyev, meeting with NATO Defence Ministers, agrees that Russia will send a military liaison officer to the Alliances Brussels Headquarters in the near future. At the request of the High Representative in Bosnia, SFOR takes action against Serbian Radio and TV transmitters, following violations and misuse.

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2-8 Oct

General Assembly of the Atlantic Treaty Association in Sofia, hosted by the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria.

8 Oct

High Representative in Bosnia Carlos Westendorp and Ambassador Robert H. Frowick visit NATO.


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  • High resolution photos of the visit to NATO by High Representative Carlos Westendorp and Ambassador Robert H. Frowick
9 Oct

Ukraine and Hungary become the first non-NATO countries to open diplomatic missions to the Alliance.

13 Oct

43rd Annual Session of North Atlantic Assembly takes place in Bucharest.

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24 Oct

Following the 23 October visit to NATO of the Russian Chief of General Staff, General Kvashnin, participants in the third meeting of the NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council at Ambassadorial level issue a statement welcoming the appointment of Lieutenant-General Zavarzin as Russias military representative to NATO.