17 March 1999
NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council meeting at Ambassadorial level
The NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council (PJC) at Ambassadorial level
met on Wednesday, 17 March 1999 at NATO Headquarters.
NATO and Russia continued their regular consultations on the crisis in
Kosovo. They will continue their efforts aimed at peace and stability in the region. They
underscored the urgency and importance of the ongoing talks in Paris.
Ambassadors received a briefing on the meeting of Chiefs of Staff under
the auspices of the PJC held on 10 March 1999.
NATO and Russia reviewed Russia's participation in Partnership for
Peace. They discussed ongoing activities and exchanged views and information on further
activities later this year.
NATO briefed on ongoing work with regard to the Defence Capabilities
Initiatives to be adopted at the Washington Summit with the aim to support the ability of
the Alliance to undertake the full range of its missions.
The next meeting of the PJC is scheduled for 15 April 1999.