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NATO secretary general to visit

NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer will visit Slovakia on March 18-20, Slovak Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda told the TASR news wire.

Scheffer will attend an international conference in Bratislava on global security and future developments within NATO.

Slovakia will join the alliance on April 2, 2004.

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