Ceremony marking the accession to NATO of the Republic of North Macedonia

  • 30 Mar. 2020 -
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  • Press Release (2020) 039
  • Issued on 27 Mar. 2020
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  • Last updated: 30 Mar. 2020 09:58

A flag-raising ceremony to mark the accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to NATO will take place at NATO Headquarters on Monday, 30 March 2020.

Flag-raising ceremonies will take place simultaneously at the Allied Command Operations HQ (SHAPE - Mons) and at the Allied Command Transformation HQ (Norfolk).

Media Advisory

15:00 Flag-Raising Ceremony to mark North Macedonia’s accession to NATO
Short remarks by the NATO Secretary General and the Chargé d’Affaires of the Delegation of North Macedonia to NATO

Precautionary measures are 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. These rules follow limitations on movements imposed by the Belgian Government since 18 March.

In light of these measures, there will be no media opportunity.

The event at NATO HQ will be streamed live on the NATO website and on satellite. Still and video images will be available after the event on the NATO website.

Broadcast-quality B-roll from all ceremonies will be available on the NATO Multimedia portal.

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