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NATO Summit in Vilnius. Wednesday’s event schedule

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The meeting of the North Atlantic Council and the first meeting of the newly appointed Ukraine-NATO Council, bilateral talks and group discussions – this is how the second day of the NATO summit in Vilnius promises to be. Here is the schedule of events for Wednesday.

Wednesday is the second day of the NATO summit in Vilnius, attended by, among others, President Andrzej Dudapresident of the USA Joe Biden and the president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. The host of the event is the President of Lithuania, Gitanas Nauseda. The main topics of the summit were: Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, prospects for Kiev’s accession to the Alliance, and Sweden’s accession to NATO.

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NATO Summit in VilniusPAP/Leszek Szymanski

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The second day of the summit – schedule

At 8:30 head of NATO Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida will give a short speech. Afterwards, the participants of the summit will take a group photo.

At 9 o’clock a meeting of the North Atlantic Council with the participation of Sweden and partners from the Indo-Pacific and the European Union is planned.

Around 12:30 A joint press conference is to be held after the bilateral meeting of NATO Secretary General and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.

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At 1 p.m the meeting of the newly established NATO-Ukraine Council will begin.

As planned at 15:30 Jens Stolntenberg’s press conference is planned, during which the NATO secretary general will summarize the arrangements made at the summit.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a press conference on the first day of the NATO summit in Vilnius PAP/Valdemar Doveiko

On the sidelines of the NATO summit, there will also be meetings between US President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Main photo source: PAP/Leszek Szymanski

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