Press briefing

Monday 7 May 2012 - 13h45

  • 07 May. 2012 -
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  • Press Release (2012) 068
  • Issued on 04 May. 2012
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  • Last updated: 04 May. 2012 10:35

The NATO Spokesperson will hold a press briefing in Luns Room (NATO HQ) on Monday 7 May 2012 at 13h45. She will be joined via video-teleconference by General Stéphane Abrial, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, who will brief on Defence reform and Smart Defense issues.

Webstreaming will be available during the event and a transcript will be provided afterwards, both on the NATO website.


Journalists holding a 2012 valid permanent NATO media pass will have access as for a Ministerial Meeting. Media representatives not in possession of a 2012 valid permanent NATO media pass and wishing to attend the event are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of NATO, on 7 May, starting from 12h30. They will have to present an ID and a valid press card from a recognised national professional body.

Those media representatives not in possession of a valid press card are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press and Media Service, not later than Wednesday 7 May, 10h00 (fax +32.2707.1399; email: ).

Points of contact

Press arrangements and accreditation

Mr. Damien Arnaud

Tel: +32 (0)2 707 5038

General Queries

Front Office

Tel: +32 (0)2 707 5041

Technical Queries

Mr. Jean-Marc Lorgnier

Tel: +32.(0)2 707 5006