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  1. NATO MILITARY LIAISON MISSIONMOSCOWWELCOMESThe Honourable William GrahamMinister of National Defence, Canada NATO MILITARY LIAISON MISSION (MLM)MOSCOW NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  2. CONTENT • Origins of NATO-Russia Cooperation • Current Situation of Military Relations • NATO Military Liaison Mission (MLM): Origin, Mission, Organisation & Activities • Future Development of NATO-Russia Military-to Military Cooperation NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  3. NATO-RUSSIA COOPERATION: ORIGINS • Jul 1990: ‘London Declaration’ pro-actively began NATO’s outreach to the then USSR • Dec 1991: North Atlantic Cooperation Council set up • Jan 1994: ‘Partnership for Peace’ launched; now 46 states in the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  4. NATO-Russia Relations: ESSENTIAL MILESTONES • SFOR— KFOR Russian Peacekeepers 1996/1999 • Founding Act, Paris 1997 NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  5. NATO-Russia Relations: THE NEW APPROACH • Rome Declaration NATO - RUSSIA COUNCIL (NRC) 2002 • MLM Opening 2002 • Russians Exit SFOR/KFOR 2003 NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  6. THIRD ANNIVERSARY AND CHANGE OF HEAD MLM NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  7. NRC WORK PROGRAMME Main NRC Tasks from 2002 Rome summit: • Struggle against Terrorism • Crisis Management • Non-proliferation • Arms Control & Confidence Building Measures • Theatre Missile Defence • Search & Rescue at Sea • Mil-Mil Cooperation and Defence Reform • Civil Emergency Planning • New Threats and Challenges NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  8. NATO-RUSSIA COUNCIL NORMS • NRC Ministers meet: 2 x per year • NRC Ambassadors: monthly (*& ad hoc) • NRC Chiefs of Defence: 2 x per year • NRC MILREPs (NRC-MR): monthly* • NRC AHWGs & Experts: as required • NRC Overall Work Programme • NRC-MR Military Work Plan • NATO Bi-Strategic Command - RS General Staff (Main Ops) Interoperability Framework Programme NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  9. ROLE OF MLM IN NATO-RUSSIA COOPERATION BRUSSELS NRC RUS MISSION NRC-MR NATO MLM RUS MOD MOSCOW • COOPERATING POCs: • International Treaties Directorate • Main Operations Directorate • Naval Staff DEFENCE ATTACHES: NATO Members / Partners Moscow NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  10. DEVELOPMENT OF MLM NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  11. MISSION OF MLM Support NATO-RUS cooperation: • Liaison with RS MOD • Implementation of military cooperation programmes • Support other NRC activities • Assist NATO Information office (NIO) NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  12. NATO MLM ORGANIZATION NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  13. COOPERATING PARTNERS • RUS MOD Directorate for International Treaties - MDU • Main Ops Directorate • Naval Staff • NATO Defence Attachés NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  14. MIL-to-MIL COOPERATION…. …..ON DIFFERENT LEVELS NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  15. DEVELOPMENT OF NRC EVENTS SUPPORTED BY MLM EVENTS NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  16. MILITARY ACTIVITIES - SEA • International Submarine Escape • and Rescue Liaison Office (ISMERLO) • Exercise SORBET ROYAL 2005 • Next Exercise BOLD MONARCH 2008 NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  17. MILITARY ACTIVITIES – LAND INTEROPERABILITY BASED ON EXPERIENCE GAINED IN THE BALKANS (SFOR/KFOR) NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  18. MILITARY ACTIVITIES – AIR THEATRE MISSILE DEFENCE NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  19. MILITARY RELATED ACTIVITIES EXERCISE AVARIYA 2004 (RUS) EXERCISE SENATOR 2005 (UK) NUCLEAR ACCIDENT RESPONSE NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  20. INTEROPERABILITY NATO to RUS General Staff Academy and Combined Arms Academy RUS to NATO School and NATO Defense College Mobile Education and Training Teams (METT) • Language • Policy • Doctrine • Procedures • Equipment CADRE DEVELOPMENT LANGUAGE TRAINING NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  21. INTEROPERABILITY- SEA OPERATION ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR RUSSIAN PARTICIPATION BEGINS 2006 NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  22. INTEOPERABILITY- LAND 15TH MRB SAMARA NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  23. INTEROPERABILITY – AIR AIR TO AIR REFUELING AIR TRANSPORT COOPERATIVE AIRSPACE INITIATIVE- SHARED RECOGNIZED AIR PICTURE NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  24. NRC CIVIL EMERGENCY PLANNING • Sep 2002 Ex BOGORODSK - NATO Security Investment Logistics and Civil Emergency Planning (SILCEP) & RUS EMERCOM (MЧC) • Jun 2004 Ex KALININGRAD - COUNTER-TERRORISM DEFENSE AGAINST TERRORIST ATTACKS NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  25. STATUS OF FORCE AGREEMENT (SOFA) Signed in Vilnius. Awaiting ratification by RUS State DUMA NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  26. NRC-MR COOPERATION WORK PLAN 2006 AND BEYOND • Approved by CHODs 15 Nov 2005 • Noted by NRC Defense and Foreign Ministers • Basic Framework for MLM Activities • Focus on Interoperability • Military Education Programs • Field Training Exercises (FTX) • Ultimate goal: to facilitate combined NATO-RUS actions NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  27. NRC EXPECTATIONS ON FUTURE DEVELOPMENT • Further strengthen political-military dialogue • Allocate adequate resources to cooperation projects • Enhance quality of the projects and events: try to achieve tangible results • Keep focus on interoperability programmes and Live Exercises (LIVEX) • Enhance coordination between bi-lateral and multilateral projects • Implement complementary approach • Use synergy • Support broadening of interoperability between Russia and NATO forces on the basis of gained experience • Keep the momentum NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED

  28. POC: mlm-mailbox@mlm-moscow.nato.int Telephone: +7 (495) 775 0272 Fax: +7 (495) 775 0280 NATO – RUSSIA UNCLASSIFIED