Press point by the NATO Secretary General following the meeting of the NATO-Russia Council

  • 25 Jan. 2019 -
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  • Press Release (2019) 008
  • Issued on 23 Jan. 2019
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  • Last updated 28-Jan-2019 09:48

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will hold a press point on Friday 25 January 2019 to brief the media in his capacity as Chairman of the NATO-Russia Council.

±11:30              Press point by NATO Secretary General at NATO Headquarters (Podium – Agora, NATO HQ)

Media will be escorted to the location of the press point from the Public Square, ground floor (next to the press shop).

Access to the location of the press point will be open as of 10:50, last departure at 11:25.

General Information

  • The press point will be streamed live on the NATO website and will be available on worldfeed via satellite.
  • After the event photos, video and audio files will be made available on the NATO website.
  • Professional-quality videos and b-roll will be available for download from
    Please register for access. Contact:


Live material from the press conference will be offered in English, French and Russian.

After the event, audio files will also be made available in original sound, English, French and Russian.

Accreditation and Access

Media permanently accredited at NATO
Media representatives in possession of permanent NATO media pass can access to the NATO HQ directly by tapping their badge at the turnstiles (NATO HQ Guard House South - GHS, media entrance, NATO Headquarters, Boulevard Leopold III 1110).

Ad-hoc accreditation (day-pass)
Media representatives not permanently accredited and wishing to attend the event are invited to request ad-hoc accreditation directly at the NATO HQ Guard House, media centre, on Friday 25 January 2019. They will have to present an ID and a valid press card (provided by a recognised national professional body of a NATO country – i.e. Government, Professional association, Union of journalists).

Media representatives not in possession of a valid press card are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to the NATO Accreditation Office to no later than COB 24 January 2019 (Brussels time).

Television networks requesting access of a sat van must inform NATO by emailing details here:  

Security Procedures

A security check will take place and all equipment and personal effects carried onto the site will be examined by security personnel. Media representative are therefore encouraged to arrive with sufficient lead time to allow for security proceedings.

Points of Contact

General queries:
Front Office

Press arrangements:
Alina Coca

Angelo Pacifico

TV/Radio issues:
Henk Dekens

Post-event Video distribution

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