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New EUTM RCA Mission Force Commander

09/02/2018 - 21:10
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Camp UCATEX/MOANA, in Bangui, HQ of the EU Training Mission in Central African Republic, hosted the Transfer of Authority of EUTM RCA on 11 January 2018. 

With the Acting Director of the Military Planning and Conduction Capability (MPCC), Major General Daniel GRAMMATICO presiding, Brigadier General Hermínio MAIO (PT) assumed command of EUTM RCA from Major General Fernando GARCIA BLAZQUEZ (ES).

Invited guests included the Central African Republic Defense Minister, Ms. Marie-Noelle Koyara and other civilian and military dignitaries.

A short press conference followed at which Brigadier General Maio took questions from local journalists.