European Union Training Mission
in Central African Republic

Visit of the MPCC Director LTG Pulkkinen to EUTM-RCA mission

28/10/2017 - 00:00
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24th October the Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen arrived to M’Poko airport in Bangui for a visit to the mission deployed in Central African Republic.

General Pulkkinen in his visit to Camp Kassaï.

On 24 to 27 October, the Director of European Military Planning and Conduct Capabilities (MPCC), Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen (FIN) visited the European Union Training Mission in Central African Republic (EUTM-RCA) in Bangui. He was welcomed by the Mission Force Commander, Major General Fernando García Blázquez (ESP).

General Blázquez and his staff briefed him about the main activities developed in favor of the Ministry of Defense and the Central African Armed Forces (FACA). LTG Pulkkinen had also occasion to visit Camp Kassaï training camp, where the personnel of the EUTM develop training and educational activities to the FACA.

At the end of the visit, the MPCC Director, expressed words of gratitude and appreciation for the work done, underlining full sharing in the interaction between the main pillars, advising, mentoring and training, to get, with the combined effect between them, significant results for the mission and for the country.