24 Oct. 2007

Family portrait

Informal meeting of NATO Defence Ministers

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Family portrait

Left to right, back:
Peter Gordon MacKay, Minister of Defence of Canada; General Lance L. Smith, Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation (SACT); Per Poulsen-Hansen, Permanent Representative of Denmark to NATO; General John Craddock, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR); Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Defence of Estonia; Juozas Olekas, Minister of Defence of Lithuania; Hervé Morin, Minister of Defence of France; Jean-Louis Schiltz, Minister of Defence of Luxembourg; Franz Josef Jung, Minister of Defence of Germany; Aleksander Szczygło, Minister of Defence of Poland; Evangelos Meimarakis, Minister of Defence of Greece; Manuel Tomás Fernandes Pereira, Permanent Representative of Portugal to NATO; Imre Szekeres, Minister of Defence of Hungary; Teodor Viorel Meleşcanu, Minister of Defence of Romania; František Kašický, Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic; Karl Viktor Erjavec, Minister of Defence of Slovenia; Arturo Paris, Minister of Defence of Italy; General Ray Henault, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee; Atis Slakteris, Minister of Defence of Latvia.

Left to right, front:
Veselin Bliznakov, Minister of Defence of Bulgaria; ndré Flahaut, Minister of Defence of Belgium; Vlasta Parkanová, Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic; Eimert van Middelkoop, Minister of Defence of Netherlands; NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer; Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen, Minister of Defence of Norway; Robert Gates, US Secretary of Defense; Des Browne, UK Secretary of State for Defence; Mehmet Vecdi Gönül, Minister of Defence of Turkey; Pablo Benavides Orgaz, Permanent Representative of Spain to NATO.