NATO Secretary General visits the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with Chairman of the Military Committee and Supreme Allied Commander Europe

  • 06 Nov. 2018 -
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  • Press Release (2018) 137
  • Issued on 06 Nov. 2018
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  • Last updated: 06 Nov. 2018 08:53

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, is currently visiting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, accompanied by the Chairman of the Military Committee, Air Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, and the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti.

During his visit, the Secretary General will meet with President Ashraf Ghani; Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, and other Afghan ministers and senior officials, as well as with representatives of Afghan civil society.

The Secretary General will also meet with the Resolute Support Commander, General Austin Scott Miller; with NATO's Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan , Ambassador Cornelius Zimmermann; and with troops contributing to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission.


Media Advisory - all times in Afghanistan Time (GMT+4:30)


6 November

15:00 - Joint press conference by the NATO Secretary General and the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


The press conference will be broadcast live via satellite (worldfeed) and streamed on the NATO website.

For accreditation details, please refer to the Afghan Presidential Palace Press Office, attention Mr. Hamed Sozan, Mob. +93 (0) 708 095 383; Office Telephone +93 (0) 202

141 015; email:

Still and video images of the visit will be available on after the event.
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