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Spanish CHOD hosts his portuguese counterpart at the Defense HQ

July 21, 2020
  • Air General Miguel Angel Villarroya has met Admiral Antonio Silva Riveiro

Spanish Chief of Defense (CHOD), Air General Miguel Ángel Villarroya, hosted his portuguese counterpart, Admiral Antonio Silva Riveiro, at the Defence Headquarters.

Both CHOD had a work meeting to address bilateral relationships related to defence & security.

Likewise, other common matters of interest have been discussed, such as the operations: ‘Atalanta’, EUTM Mali and ‘Inherent Resolve’-Irak or the stability in Africa and the Mediterranean area.

Relevant topics for defence industry like The Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and the joint efforts to boost the defence industry in Spain and Portugal were addressed.

Prior to the meeting, both CHOD paid tribute to the fallen on a ceremony hosted at Plaza de la Lealtad in Madrid.