Santiago, Chile - Republic of
US DEFENSE SECRETARY RUMSFELD AND CHILEAN PRESIDENT LAGOS MEET.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (L) and Chilean President
Ricardo Lagos smile after greeting each other at the La Moneda
presidential palace, in Santiago November 18, 2002. Rumsfeld arrived in
Chile with a proposal to improve naval cooperation with Latin American
nations to battle terrorism, drug smuggling and arms trafficking.
Rumsfeld will also attend a meeting in Santiago of Western Hemisphere
defense ministers on November 19. REUTERS/Max Montecinos