The EUNAVFOR ATALANTA Force Commander, Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori (IT), paid a visit to the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) in Mogadishu. The meeting that took place with the aim to provide better mutual knowledge and cooperation among the EU Missions and Operations, was focused on training.

In particular, the visit to the General Dhagabadan Training Centre (GDTC), where the EUTM-S personnel is training the 2nd “Flame” Company of the Somali National Army (SNA), had been a concrete opportunity for Admiral Gregori to see, on the ground, the activities carried out in favor of SNA soldiers. Moreover, he could talk both with GDTC Commander, SNA Brigadier General Mohamed Mohamud Saney and with GDTC Chief of Training, SNA Colonel Mohamed Hassan Buney Nor, about the training development and the motivation of trainees.

At the end of the visit, Admiral Gregori expressed to Brigadier General Pietro ADDIS his deepest appreciation for the work done so far wishing, for the future, an ever-growing partnership between the parties.

Mogadishu, November 8th 2017