Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

US/FSM Joint Committee on Security and Defense to Meet

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): November 19, 1997 - The FSM is hosting a meeting of the US/FSM Joint Committee on Security and Defense, today, on November 18, 1997, in the FSM Department of External Affairs' Conference Room, in Palikir, according to a November 13, 1997, letter from FSM Vice President to all state governors.

The proposed agenda for the meeting include Civic Aviation Team Briefing; Humanitarian Excess Property; Humanitarian Assistance Program; Trippler Army Medical Center Support to the FSM; Recruitment of FSM citizens into the U.S. Armed Forces; U.S. Coast Guard Activities in FSM; Disaster Response in FSM and EOD procedures and support, according to the letter.

Falcam invited involved department and offices to submit their comments on the proposed agenda to the Department of External Affairs which is coordinating the preparations for the meeting.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356