November 20th – EUTM Somalia received the visit of Finnish State Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Samuli VIRTANEN and a delegation, welcomed by the Mission force Commander B.G. Matteo SPREAFICO and his staff in the Headquarter of Mogadishu.

EUTM S structure and organization, the main tasks and the activities performed by the EUTM-S Advisory, Mentoring and Training teams were presented to Mr. VIRTANEN, the achievements and challenges for the new mandate were discussed during the meeting.

State Secretary expressed his thanks and appreciation for the support that the EU mission provide to the Somali Armed Forces and his firm conviction of the importance of that commitment for the future of the Somalia.