NATO Summit (Riga, November 28 and 29, 2006)

The Summit took place on November 28 and 29. It was a transitional summit. It comes in the wake of the 2002 Prague Summit, which focused on the Alliance’s military transformation, and the Istanbul and Brussels Summits in 2004 and 2005 that put forward political initiatives.

- Comment by Mr Jacques CHIRAC, President of the French Republic : "Riga Summit : the Europe-North America link for peace"

The debates were about :

- the operation in Afghanistan and the other operations and missions of the Alliance ;

- the Alliance’s military transformation (following the 2002 Prague Summit);

- the cooperation with partners or third states which wish to take part in operations of crisis management decided by the Allies ;

For more information :

GIF Riga summit official website

Statements made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson (excerpts)

NATO files on the Foreign Affairs website

Last modified on 16/01/2009

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