Updated: 11-Jan-2002 Week of 6-12 January 1999

7 Jan. 1999

The NATO Secretary General visits the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1) to meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aleksandar Dimitrov, and the Minister of Defence, Nikola Kljusev. The Secretary General also visits the Kosovo Verification Coordination Cell (KVCC) in Kumanovo and the NATO Extraction Force.

9 Jan. 1999

NATO Secretary General issues a statement on the action by French SFOR troops resulting in the shooting of indicted war criminal Dragan Gagovic in the course of his resisting arrest.


  1. Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.