Updated: 21-Oct-2002 NATO IMS Press Advisories

IMS Press

21 October 2002

General Harald Kujat, Chairman of NATO's Military Committee visits the Russian Federation from 22-23 October 2002

General Harald KUJAT, Chairman of the Military Committee, NATO's highest military authority, will visit Moscow from 22 to 23 October 2002. He will meet Mr. Nikolayev, Chairman of the Duma Defence Committee and have discussions with General Anatoly Kvashnin, Chief of the Russian Federation General Staff. He will also call on senior government officials.

This is General Kujat's first visit to the Russian Federation as Chairman of NATO's Military Committee. The purpose of his visit is to deepen relations between NATO's military authorities and those of the Russian Federation and to discuss matters of common military interest.

General Kujat will also visit NATO's recently opened Military Liaison Mission in Moscow.

For further information please contact:

Office of the Public Information Adviser
International Military Staff
NATO Headquarters
Boulevard Leopold III
1110 - Brussels

tel: +322 707 5422
fax: +322 707 5713
e-mail: dims.pia@hq.nato.int

More information about the Military Committee may be found on the International Military Staff web site at http://www.nato.int/ims/home.htm

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