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Greece to Organise Joint Military Exercises with Participation of the Balkan Countries

ATHENS — The planning of joint exercises after 2021, which also includes the execution by Greece of the 2022 Combined Joint Special Operations Exercise (CJSE), was presented during a meeting of the Chiefs of Defence of the Balkan countries, which took place on Tuesday in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Referring to the summit, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Chief General Konstantinos Floros stressed its special importance for promoting stability in the region, for strengthening cooperation between the armed forces of the participating countries and ensuring good neighbourly relations in the framework of international law.

On the sidelines of the summit, Floros had a bilateral meeting with his Bosnia and Herzegovina counterpart Lieutenant General Senad Masovic, during which issues of mutual interest were discussed with emphasis on further strengthening bilateral military cooperation.

He also met with the Greek Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dimitrios Papandreou, with whom they discussed current regional and international developments, as well as relations between the two countries and ways to strengthen them on a military basis.

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