Annual Meeting of Army Chiefs of Staff and Land Commanders of Interoperability Center FINABEL
Between the 15th and 16th of April 2019, the Annual Meeting of Army Chiefs of Staff and Land Force Commanders of Interoperability Center FINABEL (France – Italy – Netherlands – Allemagne/Germany – Belgium – Luxembourg, founder members of the Center in 1953) took place in Malta. The Deputy Chief of National Guard Lieutenant General Kostas Chrysiliou was present and participated at the works of the meeting, as a representative of National Guard.
The meeting included the 22 Army Chiefs of Staff and Land Force Commanders from member states of the European Union, members of the Interoperability Center, as well as the Principal Military Experts of each member state. Moreover, representatives of NATO and other EU’s organizations were present.
The works of the meeting were focused on promoting and upgrading the Interoperability of Land Forces, in all the range of military operations. Participants evaluated all the work done in 2018 by the Organization, and delineated the actions for the next year.
Furthermore, important aspects of the recent developments in the area of Southeast Mediterranean were discussed, as well as the challenges arising and how they affect the stability and safety of EU.