13 October 1998
NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council Meeting At Ambassadorial Level
The NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council (PJC) at Ambassadorial level
met for an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday, 13 October 1998 at NATO Headquarters to
discuss the situation in Kosovo.
The NATO side informed about its decision to issue an Activation Order (ACTORD) for the
limited air response and the phased air operation, underlining its determination to help
put an end to the intolerable humanitarian situation in Kosovo and to support ongoing
efforts aimed at a political solution. In reply, Russia reiterated its firm commitment to
pursue a political settlement.
NATO and Russia continue to support the aim of securing a political solution to the crisis
and to avert a humanitarian catastrophe.