Greece, Cyprus and US Special Forces Joint Training Exercise Underway in Crete


Greece, Cyprus and US special forces joint training exercise underway in Souda, Crete. (Photo by Eurokinissi)

CHANIA, Crete -- A joint training exercise of the special forces of Greece, Cyprus and the United States began in the sea off the shores of Souda, Crete on Wednesday.

According to an announcement, the trilateral exercise aims to improve levels of coordination, understanding and interoperability between the participating forces. It also aims at the increase of operational capacity and the exchange of expertise between the special forces of Greece and those of friendly, allied nations.

The exercise was designed by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff and coordinated by the Hellenic Joint Special Operations Command.