Ceremony to mark the accession to NATO of Montenegro

to be held at NATO HQ on Wednesday, 7 June 2017

  • 07 Jun. 2017 -
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  • Press Release (2017) 099
  • Issued on 02 Jun. 2017
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  • Last updated: 02 Jun. 2017 17:11

A ceremony to mark the accession of Montenegro will take place at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 in the presence of the President of Montenegro, H.E. Filip Vujanović.

Media Advisory

Joint press statements by the Secretary General and the President of Montenegro followed by Q&As – Main entrance
Secretary General bilateral meeting with President of Montenegro – no media opportunities
Flag-Raising Ceremony to mark Montenegro’s accession to NATO – open press
remarks by the Secretary General and by the President of Montenegro – Cour d'honneur
Flag raising ceremonies will be held simultaneously in Allied Command Operations (SHAPE) and in Allied Command Transformation (Norfolk)
Official portrait
End of Ceremony


Media accreditation will be held from 10h on 7 June 2017.
Media Representatives without permanent NATO accreditation are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of the NATO compound on presentation of a valid national press card and a photo identity document. If the accreditation candidate is not in possession of a valid national press card, he or she is invited, regardless of nationality, to send the NATO Press Service (MOC@hq.nato.int) a signed letter from his or her editorial staff. Please note that EU press cards are not valid to enter NATO compound.
Journalists who are permanently accredited to NATO need not request special accreditation.

All events will be streamed live on the NATO website.

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

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