The European Union Training Mission-Somalia (EUTM-S) Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Pietro Addis, met, on the 16th and 17th of April, the Somali Deputy Chief of Defence, General Abdullahi Anod.

In these two days, the two Officers talked about the results and the achievement obtained by the last Birjeh Battalion Light Infantry Company trained by the instructors of EUTM-Somalia.

During the meeting, Gen. Anoud announced that Somali National Army is ready to start the training of additional 120 soldiers. The preparation will start on May 19th in General Dhagabadan Training Center and will last 16 weeks.

Training, together with Advisory and Mentoring, is one of the three pillars of EUTM-Somalia mandate.