27 Apr 2007

Bucharest to host 2008 NATO Summit

NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer has formally announced that the capital of Romania, Bucharest, will host the 2008 Summit meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government.

Mr. De Hoop Scheffer made the announcement on the second day of the informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Oslo, 27 April.

NATO summit meetings provide periodic opportunities for Heads of State and Government of member countries to evaluate and provide strategic direction for Alliance activities.

The last Summit was held in Riga, the capital of Latvia, in November 2006.