NATO Secretary General to visit the Republic of Korea

  • 01 Nov. 2017 - 03 Nov. 2017
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  • Press Release (2017) 154
  • Issued on 27 Oct. 2017
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  • Last updated 07-Nov-2017 16:26

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the Republic of Korea from Wednesday, 1 November 2017 to Friday, 3 November 2017.

In Seoul, the Secretary General will meet with the President of the Republic of Korea, H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Ms. Kang Kyung-wha. The Secretary General and the Foreign Minister will sign a partnership plan between NATO and the Republic of Korea.  

On 1 November, Mr. Stoltenberg will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the National Cemetery.

On 2 November, Mr. Stoltenberg will visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Later that day, he will meet with security experts at the ASAN Institute for Policy Studies, and give a press conference at the same venue.

Media Advisory (all times local)

1 November

18:05               Signing Ceremony for an individual partnership and cooperation programme between NATO and the Republic of Korea, hosted by Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha – Reception Hall (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

2 November

17:00               NATO Secretary General’s press conference – ASAN Institute for Policy Studies, Seoul.

The press conference will be streamed live on the NATO website.

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

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