Updated: 14-Sep-2001 Week of 10-16 September 2001

13 Sept

NATO and Russia united in resolve against scourge of terrorism

NATO member countries and Russia strongly reiterated their anger and indignation at the brutal acts committed against New York and Washington D.C. during a meeting of the NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council (PJC), 13 September.

In a press statement, they expressed their deepest sympathy with the victims and families and stated that they would intensify cooperation under the NATO-Russia Founding Act to defeat terrorism. "NATO and Russia are united in their resolve not to let those responsible for such an inhuman act to go unpunished." They called on the international community to unite in the struggle against terrorism.

Additional information:
  • Press Statement: Meeting in extraordinary session of the NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council at Ambassadorial level - 13 September 2001

  • Special web module on NATO and the Scourge of Terrorism