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Press Statement
09 October 1998

 

Press Statement
NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council at Ambassadorial Level

 

The NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council (PJC) at Ambassadorial level met for an extraordinary meeting on Friday, 9 October 1998 at NATO Headquarters to exchange information and views on the situation in Kosovo.

NATO and Russia expressed their full support for the ongoing diplomatic efforts aimed at securing a political solution to the crisis, noting the urgency of the present situation. They reiterated their deep concern about the serious humanitarian crisis in Kosovo and stressed the need to see immediate, full and irreversible compliance with UN Security Council Resolutions 1160 and 1199.