Somalia: Italian Deputy FM Visits EUTMs Headquarters In Mogadishu


Somalilandsun- The Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emanuela Claudia DEL RE, during her institutional visit to Somalia, payed a visit to the European Union Training Mission Somalia Headquarter.

Welcomed by the EUTM-S Mission Force Commander Gen. B. Matteo SPREAFICO at the International Campus, where the EUTM-S contingent is located, the Deputy Minister were quickly briefed regarding the main tasks of the European Mission and after the signature of the “Honor Book” expressed her appreciation for the commitment and the results of the EUTM-S mission, which since its establishment in 2010, continues to provide strategic political military advice to the Somali defense institutions and to train individual elements and minor units of the army, contributing to the difficult path of reconstruction and reorganization of the armed forces of the country. About 6200 Somali soldiers were trained from 2010 to nowadays. December 10th 2018

Press Statement issued by Public Information Officer EUTM Somalia