Many topics, among them the importance of the operation ‘Sophia’ developed in the Mediterranean, have been discussed at the meeting.
The Spanish Chief of the Defence Staff (in Spanish JEMAD), General Fernando Alejandre, attended the meeting of the European Union Military Committee (EUMC) held in Brussels last Wednesday.
During the meeting, the Chiefs of the Defence Staff of the EU member countries have highlighted the importance of the operation EUNAVFOR MED Sophia, developed in the Mediterranean to fight against human smuggling. They have also talked about the evolution of the EU Military Staff (EUMS) and the Military Planning and Conduct Capabilities (MPCC).
Moreover, the Chiefs of the Defence Staff highlighted the necessity of consolidating the existing defence initiatives, drawing relevant lessons and obtaining tangible results before introducing new initiatives.