Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence

NATO HQ, Brussels Belgium

  • 15 Apr. 2020 -
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  • Last updated: 15 Apr. 2020 20:38
  • 15:00

    Meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) in Defence Ministers’ session with EU Partners via tele-conference

    • Public opening remarks by the NATO Secretary General, no media pool* - Still and video images will be available on the NATO Website after the event. Note: The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Finland, The Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Sweden and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/ Vice-President of the European Commission will also attend.
  • 18:15

    NATO Secretary General’s online* ministerial press conference

    • Media not present at NATO HQ** - Available live in multiple languages on the NATO Website, on satellite (worldfeed), on social platforms Twitter and Facebook Transcripts, still and video images will be available on the NATO website and after each event. EnglishRussianUkrainian Photos Video OriginalFrenchRussian

* Precautionary measures are in place at NATO Headquarters to limit the further spread of the COVID-19 virus, including restricted access to visitors, media and non-essential staff. These rules follow limitations on movements imposed by the Belgian Government since 18 March.
In light of these measures, there will be no media opportunity at the NATO Headquarters.

** Media representatives registered here in advance will have the option to address questions to the NATO Secretary General during both press conferences. For more information, please consult the media advisory.