NATO Deputy Secretary General to travel to the Czech Republic

  • 12 Mar. 2019 -
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  • Press Release (2019) 033
  • Issued on 11 Mar. 2019
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  • Last updated: 11 Mar. 2019 17:18

On Tuesday, 12 March 2019, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Prague where she will participate in a commemoration ceremony and conference marking the accession of the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland and the Slovak Republic to NATO. The accession of these countries took place 20 and 15 years ago.

The ceremony will be held in the presence of President Miloš Zeman of the Czech Republic, President János Áder of Hungary, President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland and President Andrej Kiska of the Slovak Republic.

The Deputy Secretary General will deliver a keynote speech entitled 20 Years of NATO Enlargement at a conference on Defence & Security.

Photographs and the text of the Deputy Secretary General’s prepared remarks will be available afterwards on the NATO website.

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