23 June 2007 - KOSOVO, NATO ENLARGEMENT TO BE DISCUSSED BY NATO PARLIAMENTARIANS IN CROATIA
The situation in the Balkans is the main focus of the 66th Rose-Roth Seminar, taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from 24-26 June 2007. The event is gathering some 60 legislators from NATO and partner countries, together with representatives from governments, international organisations, civil society and academia.
Joachim Rücker, Special Representative of the Secretary General at the UN Mission in Kosovo, and Agim Ceku, Prime Minister of Kosovo, among others, will contribute to the discussions about the situation in Kosovo and the ongoing negotiations about Kosovo’s future status.
The debate on NATO enlargement will see the presence of Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Croatian Minister of Foreign Affairs, together with Edith Harxhi, Deputy Foreign Minister of Albania, and Zoran Petrov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.*
The opening session will include addresses by José Lello, President of the NATO PA, and Vladimir Seks, Speaker of the Croatian parliament, as well as a keynote presentation by Michael Clarke of King’s College, London, and Director Designate of RUSI.
*Turkey recognizes the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name