· The Chief of the General Staff Joint Command participated in this strategic-level meeting
Admiral Francisco Javier González Huix, Chief of the General Staff Joint Command (EMACON in Spanish), participated in the "Military European Strategic Talks" (MEST) meeting, within the framework of the "European Intervention Initiative -European Initiative for Strategic Commitment" (-EI2), which was held in Paris (France) on 28 and 29 January.
The purpose of MEST is to generate a common strategic culture while improving the capacity for anticipation in this area. This initiative, initially promoted by France, involves 11 European countries. The meeting is organized in working groups that analyze issues proposed by the participating countries.
MEST has become a forum in which issues at the strategic military level are discussed in order to find solutions to global risks, building up relations of mutual trust and understanding of national perspectives.