NATO Secretary General visits the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

  • 27 Sep. 2017 -
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  • Press Release (2017) 138
  • Issued on 27 Sep. 2017
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  • Last updated: 28 Sep. 2017 09:29

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is currently visiting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan together with the US Secretary of Defense, James Mattis.

During his trip, the Secretary General will meet with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, as well as other high level officials. Discussions will focus on the NATO-Afghanistan partnership, including the ongoing NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in support of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces.

The Secretary General will also address Resolute Support troops, and meet with members of Afghan civil society.

Media Advisory

12:15 (local time) Joint press conference with President Ashraf Ghani and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis – Presidential Palace

The press conference will be broadcast live via satellite and web streamed on the NATO website. 

For accreditation details, please refer to the Afghan Presidential Palace Press Office, attention Hamed Hozan, email:

Still and video images of the visit will be available on the NATO website after the event.

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