Serbia signs information exchange agreement with NATO

01/10/2008

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Serbian Defence Minister Dragan Sutanovac signed an information exchange agreement with NATO on Wednesday (October 1st). The document is one of the preconditions Serbia must meet before becoming a full member of NATO's Partnership for Peace programme. According to the defence ministry, it regulates the security and distribution of confidential information before any possible exchange.

In other news, US Ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker visited Pristina on Tuesday. He urged both the EU and NATO to use every means available to offer Kosovo and Serbia membership. (B92, FoNet, RTS -- 01/10/08; Telegrafi, RTK, TV 21 - 30/09/08)

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