Pre-ministerial press conference of the NATO Secretary General

  • 16 Jun. 2020 -
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  • Press Release (2020) 052
  • Issued on 11 Jun. 2020
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  • Last updated: 11 Jun. 2020 10:21

On Tuesday 16 June 2020, at 11:00, the NATO Secretary General will brief the press ahead of the meetings of the NATO Ministers of Defence, taking place via tele-conference on 17-18 June 2020

Media coverage

  • Media representatives will NOT have physical access to NATO HQ to cover the event. Precautionary measures are still in place at NATO Headquarters to limit the further spread of the COVID-19 virus, including restricted access to visitors, media and non-essential staff.
  • NATO is offering media representatives the option to ask questions remotely to the NATO Secretary General during the press conference. Media representatives wishing to do so need to register at by no later than 15 June 2020 at 16:00 (Brussels time).
  • The press conference will be available live on the NATO website and via satellite, as well as on social platforms Twitter and Facebook. During the live transmission, the press conference will be available in original sound, English, French and Russian.
  • Photos, videos as well as audio files in English, French and Russian will be available after the event on the NATO website.
  • After each event, professional-quality videos and b-roll will be available for free download from the NATO Multimedia portal.
  • The media programme of the Ministerial meetings will be available here. Please check for updates regularly.

Contact points

Overall Coordination
Ms. Alina Coca

General queries
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41

 Accreditation / Registration
Mr. Angelo Pacifico

 TV & Radio arrangements on site and via satellite
Mr. Bart Vandendorpe

NATO Video on demand
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 12 27

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