Indian Colonel Anupam Ashish visits Greece, discusses bilateral military exercises


The General Director of the General Directorate of Civil Defense and International Relations, Dr. Konstantinos Balomenos, received on May 25, 2021, the Defense Attaché of the Indian Embassy in Prague, Colonel Anupam Ashish.

Colonel Ashish arrived in Athens on Tuesday as part of a multiday trip.

The meeting was part of boosting bilateral defence relations between Athens and New Delhi and talks revolved around further cooperation in military training.

Exercises and operational training at bilateral and multilateral level, military academic training and dealing with hybrid threats were discussed between the pair.

The two officials also discussed the mutual security and stability challenges facing each country.

In addition, they had the opportunity to exchange views on issues of common interest regarding the European Union and the substantial contribution of the Armed Forces as a crisis management mechanism brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

During the discussion, the strong ties of friendship between the two countries were confirmed.

At the same time, the importance of deepening bilateral relations between Greece and India, in the framework of regional and International Organizations, was stressed.

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