Visit to NATO by the Vice President of the United States of America

  • 20 Feb. 2017 -
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  • Press Release (2017) 027
  • Issued on 15 Feb. 2017
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  • Last updated: 15 Feb. 2017 10:40

NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will host the Vice President of the United States of America, the Honorable Michael Pence, at NATO Headquarters on Monday, 20 February 2017.

Media Advisory

15:30   NATO Secretary General and the Vice President Pence will jointly meet the press – Main entrance

The press point will be streamed live on the NATO website and available free of charge on satellite in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (EU7B or EU10A), the Americas (NS806 or IS34) and Asia (Asiasat5). The technical parameters of this transmission are available at The press conference will be available during live transmission and after the event in original sound, English, French, and Russian.

Still and video imagery of the meeting will be available after the event on the NATO website.

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Access by the media is encouraged as of 13h30. Media representatives should bear in mind that security checks will take some time, and that space in the main entrance is limited. When full, media representatives will be able to follow the joint press point from the media filing centre on closed circuit television.

Journalists holding a 2017 NATO media pass will have access to the press conference as usual, upon presentation of their pass.

Media representatives who do not hold a 2017 NATO media pass will need to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of the NATO Headquarters on 20 February, starting from 12h00.

They will have to present an ID and a valid press card (provided by a recognized national professional body of a NATO country - i.e. government, professional association or union, etc.)

Media representatives that do not hold a valid press card (as listed previously) are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press & Media Service, not later than 16h00 on Friday 17 February 2017 (Fax:+32.2.707.1399, email:

Please note that a security check will take place, and security personnel will examine equipment and personal effects carried onto the site.

Points of contact

Front Office
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41

Mr. Thomas Bellanger
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 14 31

TV/Radio issues
Mr. Henk Dekens
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 51

Post-event Video distribution
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 12 27

Head of Media Operations & Special Events
Mr. Damien Arnaud
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 38

United States Mission to NATO
Office of Public Affairs
Mr. Jack Hillmeyer
Tel: +32 (0)2 724 31 12