Updated: 10-Sep-2001 NATO IMS Press Releases

IMS Press
(2001) 004

10 September

Military Committee meets in Italy and Hungary

  1. The Military Committee, NATO's highest military authority, will hold meetings in Pozzuoli, Italy on Monday, 10 September and in Budapest, Hungary on Wednesday, 12 September 2001. Chaired by Admiral Guido Venturoni, the Military Committee will focus its work on the exchange of information and views on the situation in the Balkans. Other main topics will be the European Security and Defence Identity and the new NATO Force Structure.

  2. At the invitation of the Chief of Defence of Italy, General Rolando Mosca Moschini, and the Chief of Defence of Hungary, General Lajos Fodor, the Military Committee will also be informed about the current situation and future development of the Italian and Hungarian Armed Forces respectively.

  3. The two Strategic NATO Commanders, SACEUR and SACLANT will also be present.

Note for Editors:

Press conferences with the Chairman of the Military Committee, Admiral Guido Venturoni, are planned in Pozzuoli and in Budapest. Journalists who would like to participate should contact:


Lt.Colonel MUCIA
Public Information Office
Italian Air Force Academy
Pozzuoli, Italy
Tel: 00 39 081 735 5458
Tel: 00 39 081 735 5214
Fax: 00 39 081 735 5571

Public Information Office
Joint Chief of Staff
Ministry of Defence, Rome, Italy
Tel: 00 39 06 4691 2555


Ms Márta SZUCS,
Public Information Office
Ministry of Defence, Budapest , Hungary
Tel: 00 36 1 474 1109
Fax: 00 36 1 474 1110

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