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Press Release Regarding The Informal Meeting Of Nato Foreign Ministers In Brussels , 03.03.2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ali Babacan will be attending the informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers to be held in Brussels on 5 March 2009.

The meeting will focus on the preparations of the 60th Anniversary Summit of NATO, which will be co-hosted by Germany and France in Strasbourg and Baden-Baden on 3-4 April 2009. In this regard, the Declaration on Alliance Security, which will be submitted to the Heads of State and Government during the Summit, NATO operations, particularly ISAF operation in Afghanistan, and NATO-Russia relations are expected to be high on the agenda of the meeting.

On the occasion of the said meeting, Foreign Minister of Belgium Mr. De Gucht will host a transatlantic dinner on 4 March 2009.