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Lieutenant General Filiberto Cecchi commander of Joint Operational Command of the Italian Armed Forces in official visit in Romania between February 23 and 26, 04 met the Romanian MoND HQ Monday, February 23, 04, Mr. Sorin Encutescu, State Secretary and chief of Department for Parliament Liaison, Legislative Harmonization and Public Relations and Lieutenant General Ioan Gavril Ghitas, deputy chief of General Staff.

During the talks with the State Secretary Encutescu there were presented few aspects on legislative harmonization in the two Armed Forces and the possibility to increase the future bilateral military relations. They identify the common interest issues on the gradually renounce to the compulsory military service in the two countries and the adaptation of the legislation on sending troops in missions outside the borders. This occasion, there were stressed the very good cooperation between the Romanian and the Italian military, the experience they had in common during KFOR and Antica Babilonia operations.

During the meeting with the deputy chief of the Romanian General Staff they talked about the issues on the reform of the military body and the main lessons learned during the participation to the peacekeeping missions in the theaters of operations in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq.

In his visit in Romania, Lieutenant General Cecchi will visit the 2nd Operational Command in Buzau and learn about the activities for coordinating the missions developed in the theaters of operations and the SEEBRIG Command in Constanta now commanded by the Italian Brigade General Giovani Sulis.


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