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Joint Command Southeast

Public Information Office


5 November 1999



NATO and Partner nations will conduct the Partnership for Peace (PfP) Exercise Co-operative Determination 99 (CD99) in Bucharest, Romania from 26 November to 5 December 1999.

Personnel from seven NATO and eleven Partner nations will form the headquarters of a multinational brigade for this computer assisted command post exercise to train in peace support operations, including humanitarian assistance.

Participating NATO nations are: France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and the United States. The Partner nations involved with CD 99 are: Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constituional name), Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Also, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will participate in this exercise.

CD 99 aims to develop a common understanding of peace support operations, including humanitarian assistance, and to enhance military interoperability by training commanders and staffs of NATO and Partner nations in the staff procedures required to conduct operations at multinational brigade level.

The exercise, scheduled by Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe, will be conducted by Commander, Joint Sub-Regional Command Southeast (COMJCSOUTHEAST) as the coordinating commander and by Commander, Allied Air Forces Southern Europe as the assisting commander.

Note to editors: a Press Information Centre (PIC) will be operational in Bucharest, Romania from 23 November to 6 December 1999. Questions prior to the establishment of the PIC should be addressed to JHQSOUTHEAST Public Information Office, tel: 90-232-44484848 ext 2007/2008: fax: 90-232-4484495. E-mail lsepio at


Headquarters Joint Command Southeast

Public Information Office


Sirinyer, Izmir

Tel: 90-232-4484848/2007/2008

Fax: 90-232-4484495

e-Mail: [email protected]