Focus of Trip:
Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will visit Hungary December 12-13, 2000. In Budapest, she will meet with Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi. Secretary Albright plans to discuss regional concerns, the upcoming NATO foreign ministers meeting, and bilateral issues with Hungarian officials.
This stop will highlight the close ties and productive relationship the United States has enjoyed with Hungary in the past ten years and especially since Hungary joined NATO in 1999. Hungary has made important contributions to the Alliance in the past one-and-one-half years. The economic relationship between our nations has strengthened with considerable U.S. investment in Hungary and increased bilateral trade.
On December 14-16, 2000 Secretary Albright will attend the North Atlantic Council Ministerial, NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium.
12/16/00: Press Briefing Aboard Aircraft en route Washington, D.C. from Brussels, Belgium
12/16/00: Remarks with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov at Signing of U.S.-Russia Pre-Launch Notification Agreement, Brussels, Belgium
12/15/00: Press Conference at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
12/15/00: Intervention at NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council Ministerial Meeting, Brussels, Belgium
12/15/00: Intervention at Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
12/15/00: Intervention at 9+3 Meeting, NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
12/15/00: Ministerial Meeting of Vilnius 9 (9 NATO Aspirants and 3 New NATO Members), Brussels, Belgium
12/14/00: Intervention at NATO-Ukraine Commission Ministerial, NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
12/14/00: Intervention at North Atlantic Council Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium
12/13/00: Press Availability with Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi, Budapest, Hungary
12/13/00: Remarks at International Law Enforcement Academy, Budapest, Hungary
12/13/00: Remarks at Goncz Prize Ceremony, Budapest, Hungary
12/13/00: Remarks with Prime Minister Orban and Foreign Minister Martonyi on the Occasion of Receiving the Order of Merit from the Government of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
12/13/00: Remarks on the Occasion of Receiving Honorary Degree, Szeged University, Budapest, Hungary
12/12/00: Press Briefing aboard Plane En Route Budapest, Hungary
12/16/00: Fact Sheet: Memorandum of Understanding on Notifications of Missile Launches