ATHENS – The “Greece – Cyprus – Armenia Joint Action Plan” for 2022 was signed in Yerevan, Armenia on May 10 in the framework of international cooperation of the Armed Forces with allied and friendly countries.
According to an announcement by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS), the Joint Action Plan was signed by the Head of the Department of Planning and Implementation of Military Cooperation of the Directorate of International Relations of HNDGS, Squadron Leader Socrates Serves, and the Director of the 4th Division of the Department of Defence Policy and International Cooperation of Armenia’s Defence Ministry, Levon Ayvazyan.
The Joint Action Plan for 2022 is a continuation of the corresponding pact of 2021 and was realised in the framework of the Trilateral Military Dialogue of Greece, Cyprus and Armenia.
Among other actions, it includes:
– The participation of staff in national exercises and business training activities.
– Training of Special Operations Forces.
– Carrying out joint training using simulators.
– The exchange of experiences and lessons from the use of Air Defence Systems and Unmanned Combat Aircraft.
– The academic cooperation of the School of National Defence, the Academy of Security and Defence of Cyprus and the National Defence Research University of Armenia.
– Staff meetings for the preparation and signing of the Joint Action Plan for 2023.
With the signing of the Joint Action Plan for 2022 and through the conduct of operational training activities that increase the level of combat capability and the level of interoperability of the Armed Forces of Greece, Cyprus and Armenia, the joint effort to address common challenges is strengthened aiming at peace, security and stability in the Caucasus and Eastern Mediterranean region, the statement added.