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The NATO Secretary General, the North Atlantic Council and the NATO Military Committee visit the NAC Sea Days in Crete

20 May 2005

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During a reception prior to the Standing Naval Mediterranean Group 2 (SNMG2) exercise in Chania, Crete.
Left to right: Mr. Spilios Spiliotopoulos, Minister of Defence of Greece, Admiral Panagiotis Chinofotis, Chief of Staff of Greece, NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and his spouse.
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Reception prior to the Standing Naval Mediterranean Group 2 (SNMG2) excercise in Chania, Crete
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Table d'honneur at the dinner preceeding the Standing Naval Mediterranean Group 2 (SNMG2) exercise.
Left to right: NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Mr. Spilios Spiliotopoulos, Minister of Defence of Greece and Mrs. de Hoop Scheffer
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NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer addresses the audience at the dinner preceeding the exercise of the Standing Naval Mediterranean Group 2
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German soldiers during the exercise of the Standing Naval Mediteranean Group 2
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Deputy Secretary General Alessandro Minuto Rizzo viewing the exercise of the Standing Naval Mediteranean Group 2
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and General James L. Jones SACEUR view ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea, North of Crete.
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Ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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Greek Submarine participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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Officials at the opening ceremony of the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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Opening Ceremony of the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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Opening cermony at Suda Bay of the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, General James L. Jones, SACEUR and NATO Permanent Representatives receive a briefing on board the Greek flagship Themistoklis.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on board the flagship Themistoklis views the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer discussing with the Admiral on board the Flagship Themistoklis.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on board the Flagship, the Themistoklis, participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete. Seen here leaving the port of Suda Bay.
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A view of the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on board the flagship Themistoklis participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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The island of Crete as a majestic background for the exercise.
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The excercise in full action
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer during final Press Conference
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Final Press conference on board of the flagship Themistoklis
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General view of the final Press conference
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Pass by of ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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Greek special forces exercising how to board and inspect a suspect vessel.
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Greek special forces exercising how to board and inspect a suspect vessel.
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Fast Patrol boat participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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A NATO AWACS plane overflying the exercise area
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Action shot of the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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Action shot of the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on board the flagship Themistoklis participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and NATO Permanent Representatives viewing the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea north Of Crete.
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General James L. Jones, SACEUR, viewing the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea north Of Crete.
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Scene of the ships participating in the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and General James L. Jones, SACEUR being interviewd on board of the THemistoklis.
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NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and General James L. Jones, SACEUR assessing the SNMG2 exercise in the Aegean Sea North of Crete.
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