Warsaw, 12 November 2010 - NATO PA 56th ANNUAL SESSION KICKS OFF IN WARSAW
The NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Annual Session, hosted by the Polish Parliament, kicked off Today (Friday 12 November). Some 260 legislators from 48 NATO member and partner countries - ranging from the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Georgia, to Kazakhstan, Pakistan, the Republic of Korea and Japan, will meet in Warsaw for five days of discussion of key security issues on the threshold of NATO’s Lisbon Summit.
During the Opening Press Conference hosted by NATO PA President John TANNER (
“The Assembly will also be considering the role of missile defence in NATO’s strategy, our relationship with
This afternoon will feature a meeting of the leaders of the member delegations and of the Russian Federal Assembly in an “at 29” format (NATO-Russia Parliamentary Committee). Professor Adam ROTFELD, Former Foreign Minister of Poland, Co- Chairman of the Polish-Russian Working Group on Difficult Matters at the Polish Institute of International Affairs and Igor IVANOV, currently professor at Moscow State Institute of International Relations and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the
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