Pre-ministerial press conference of the NATO Secretary General

  • 21 Oct. 2020 -
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  • Press Release (2020) 105
  • Issued on 19 Oct. 2020
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  • Last updated: 19 Oct. 2020 13:06

On Wednesday 21 October 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 22-23 October 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 on by no later than 20 October 2020 at 15:00 (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. Irina Novakova

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


Accreditation / Registrations
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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