NATO-Ukraine Commission To Meet During Defense Chiefs Gathering
February 25, 2014
NATO-Ukraine commission to meet February 27 as part of NATO defense ministers meeting
BRUSSELS: The NATO-Ukraine commission (NUC) is going to meet in Brussels on February 27 as part of a meeting of the alliance’s defense ministers, NATO official spokesperson Oana Lungescu said on Thursday.
“The NATO — Ukraine commission is a reliable platform for supporting democracy,” Lungescu went on to say.
Though not officially confirmed, Ukraine’s deputy defense minister is expected to represent Ukraine at this meeting.
The NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC), established in 1997, is the decision-making body responsible for developing the NATO-Ukraine relationship and for directing cooperative activities. It also provides a forum for consultation between the Allies and Ukraine on security issues of common concern.
Defence Ministers’ Meetings – Brussels, 26-27 February 2014
NATO HQ, Brussels
26 February 2014
12:30 NATO Secretary General’s Doorstep Statement
14:00 NAC Meeting – Opening remarks
18:40 Press conference by the NATO Secretary General
27 February 2014
09:30 NAC Meeting with non-NATO ISAF Contributing Countries – Opening remarks
12:00 Meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission – Opening remarks
13:15 Press conference by the NATO Secretary General