NATO Secretary General's press conference following a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council

  • 13 Jul. 2016 -
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  • Press Release (2016) 126
  • Issued on 12 Jul. 2016
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  • Last updated: 13 Jul. 2016 10:42

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will hold a press conference on Wednesday 13 July, 2016 at 18.00 hours following a meeting that day of the NATO-Russia Council at the level of Ambassadors.

±17.00 - Press conference by NATO Secretary General at NATO Headquarters (Luns)

General Information

  • Live footage of the press point will be available on the NATO website and satellite;
  • After the event photos, video and audio files will be made available on the NATO website in original sound, English, French and Russian. Broadcast quality videos will be distributed via the NATO TV Channel. Media representative that wish to be added to the distribution list can do so by sending an email


Material from the press conference will be offered in English, French and Russian during the event live and afterwards on the NATO Website.

Accreditation and Access

Journalists in possession of a 2016 NATO media pass will be granted access to NATO upon presentation of their pass.

Media representatives that do not hold a 2016 NATO media pass will need to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of the NATO Headquarters. This may be done from 09.00 hours on 13 July.

In order to request accreditation, media representatives will be required to present an ID and a valid press card. The press card must be issued by a recognised national professional body of a NATO country (i.e. government, professional association or union etc.).

Those not in possession of a valid press card must send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press & Media Service, no later than 18.00 hours on Tuesday 12 July.
(Fax: +32.2.707.1399, email:

Television networks requesting access of a sat van must inform NATO using the email above. Access from 7 a.m. will be possible for sat van installation.

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:
Damien Arnaud
Carmen de Jong 
TV/Radio issues: 
Henk Dekens
Post-event Video distribution


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