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CEUMC official visit to CYPRUS

05/07/2017 - 00:00
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On the invitation of the Minister of Defence, Mr Christoforos Fokaides, the Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (CEUMC), General Mikhail Kostarakos, paid an official visit to Cyprus from 03rd to 05th of July.

The high-ranking EU military official met the Minister of Defence, Mr Christoforos Fokaides, and shared with him views on issues of mutual interest.

Further, he had a meaningful and comprehensive discussion with the Chief of the Cypriot National Guard, Lieutenant General Ilias Leontaris, on topics in the area of their responsibility.

During his visit, the Chairman also attended the "Modern Security Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean and Crisis Management" Seminar, organized by the Security and Defence Academy and delivered a speech on: "European Security and Defence Policy's Global Strategy and Eastern Mediterranean".

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