Updated: 15-Nov-2002 Press Advisory


15 Nov. 2002

General Harald Kujat, Chairman of
NATO'S Military Committee
Visits Turkey on 15 November 2002

General Harald KUJAT, Chairman of the Military Committee, NATO's highest military authority, will visit Ankara on 15 November 2002. He will meet with the newly appointed Commander of the Turkish Armed Forces and Chief of the Turkish General Staff, General Hilmi ÖZKÖK.

Prior to the meeting, there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at ANITKABIR, the MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATÜRK Mausoleum.

This is General Kujat's first visit to Turkey as Chairman of NATO's Military Committee. The purpose of his visit is to discuss current NATO military issues and to exchange views on matters of common military interest.

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 www.nato.int/ims/home.htm


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