|Updated: 12-Jun-2002||Week of 3-9 June 2002|
Meetings of NATO Defence Ministers
Following the meetings of Foreign Ministers in Reykjavik, 14-15 May, and the NATO-Russia Summit in Rome, 28 May, Defence Ministers from NATO and Partner countries are meeting at NATO HQ on 6-7 June. High on the agenda for Alliance Ministers will be:
There will also be a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, which will look into the defence aspects of the NATO-Russia Work Programme approved in Rome, of the NATO-Ukraine Commission and of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC). During the meeting of the EAPC, NATO and Partner Defence Ministers will consider the revitalisation and redirection of NATO's partnerships. This will include the need to discuss the future of the EAPC, as well as its role in the fight against terrorism and in the Balkans.
NATO Defence Ministers will first meet on 6 June, within the
Defence Planning Group, the Nuclear Planning Group and the North
Atlantic Council (NAC-D). These meetings will be followed by
a first meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at the level of Defence
Ministers and on 7 June, by meetings of the NATO-Ukraine Commission
and the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council.