NATO Secretary General to visit Latvia and Poland

The NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will travel to Latvia on 6 November 2013 and to Poland on 7 November 2013.

The Secretary General’s upcoming visits take place in the context of the certification exercise for the NATO Response Force, ‘Steadfast Jazz 2013’.

On Wednesday 6 November 2013, the Secretary General will have meetings with Latvian President, Mr. Andris Berzins, Prime Minister, Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis and Minister of Defence, Mr. Artis Pabriks in Riga.

Together with the Latvian President, Mr. Andris Berzins, the Estonian President, Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the Lithuanian President, Ms. Dalia Grybauskaite and Ministers of Defence of the Baltic States, the Secretary General will participate in briefings on the Steadfast Jazz Exercise.

On Thursday 7 November 2013 in Poland, the Secretary General will have meetings with the President of Poland Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski, and with the Prime Minister, Mr. Donald Tusk.

The Secretary General will, together with the Polish President, Ambassadors from the North Atlantic Council and Senior NATO Commanders, join a Live Exercise (LIVEX) demonstration as part of Exercise Steadfast Jazz.

Source / Author: NATO