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CEUMC participation to the Annual Chiefs of Defence Conference in the USA

Bruxelles, 17/10/2018 - 17:09, UNIQUE ID: 181017_14
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From 15th to 17th of October 2018, the Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (CEUMC), General Mikhail Kostarakos paid a visit to Washington DC, on the invitation by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph F. Dunford US Marine Corps, in order to attend the Chiefs of Defence Annual Conference.

In the framework of his visit, the high-ranking EU military official had also the opportunity to meet and discuss with the Head of the EU Delegation to United States of America, Ambassador David O'Sullivan.

In addition, General Kostarakos had bilateral meetings with General Claudio Graziano, Chief of the Defence General Staff of Italy and appointed as the future CEUMC, and also with Lieutenant General Takashi Motomatsu Vice Chief of Staff, Joint Staff of Japanese Self-Defence Forces.