NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Latvia Welcome Ceremony

Media Advisory

June 6, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend the welcome ceremony of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP)  battlegroup in Latvia on June 19, 2017, at Camp Ādaži, Latvia. This ceremony marks the successful establishment of the Canadian-led eFP battlegroup.

Who: Many NATO, host nation, troop-contributing nation, and Canadian VIPs will be in attendance.

When: Ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern European Summer Time), Monday, June 19, 2017. Media are to arrive by 11:30 a.m.

What: Media will have the opportunity to cover the ceremony and attend the two press conferences planned for this event. Media engagement with key leaders will be facilitated on-site.


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Imagery of the event, including B-roll and A-roll, will be available on Forces Images and NATO Channel TV.

Notes to editor / news director: 

Please note that space will be limited. Interested media must register no later than June 12 with Aiva Kokoriša, Senior Desk Officer, Media Relations Section, Military Public Affairs Department, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia by phone at (+371) 6 7335309 or by email at

Media representatives will need to provide name, surname, valid ID or Passport copy, and letter of intent from the editor.


Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811

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