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Spanish CHOD pays official visit to Tunisia to enhance bilateral defence ties

July 9, 2021
  • Admiral López Calderón has held meetings with the Minister of Defense, Armed Forces' Inspector General and Tunisian Navy's Chief of Staff 

Chief of Defence Staff, admiral general Teodoro Esteban López Calderón, has paid official visit to Tunisia, highlighting the good ties between both countries in defence affairs.

During his stay in the country, the JEMAD held meetings with the Minister of Defence, Brahim Bartaji, the Inspector General of the Armed Forces, General Abdelmonaam Belaati, and the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Adel Jehane. During the meetings, both parties highlighted the excellent cooperation between the Ministries and the Armed Forces of both countries, and committed themselves to seeking and promoting new lines of collaboration in different areas.

Admiral López Calderón took advantage of the visit to present the Grand Cross of Aeronautical Merit to General Belaati "for his valuable collaboration with Spain, his dedication and his personal and professional commitment".

Esp CHOD also held a meeting with the Spanish Ambassador to Tunisia, Guillermo Ardizone, and Consul Miryam Naveiras.