Secretary of State Rice will be in Brussels on December 6th and December 7th to attend the NATO ministerial at NATO headquarters, according to the press-service of the USA embassy to Ukraine. The NATO-Russia Council (NRC), the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) and NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue will also meet at the level of foreign ministers on December 7th. At these meetings, Foreign Ministers will take up political and security issues such as Afghanistan, Kosovo, Missile Defense, Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE), among others of importance to the TransAtlantic relationship and between NATO and its partner countries.