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NATO Confident Reaction Forces Operational Soon

Portorož, 29 September - NATO hopes that full operational capability of the NATO Reaction Force (NRF) could be declared at the alliance's summit in Riga in November. NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said after a meeting of the alliance's defence ministers on Friday that NRF funding was still open, although progress had been achieved.

Portoroz.
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer speaking at an informal meeting of NATO defence ministers.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA.

Portoroz.
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer speaking at an informal meeting of NATO defence ministers.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA.

Portoroz.
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer speaking at an informal meeting of NATO defence ministers.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA.

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