09 Jul 2020

French and Italian Ministers of Defence visit Operation Irini’s headquarters

Rome – Florence Parly, French Minister of Defence, and Lorenzo Guerini, Italian Minister of Defence, have visited today Operation Irini’s headquarters hosted in the Joint Operation Headquarters in Centocelle.

Welcomed by the Commander of Italian Joint Operation Headquarters, General Luciano Portolano, and Irini’s Operation Commander, Rear Admiral Fabio Agostini, and his deputy, Rear Admiral Jean-Michel Martinet, the Ministers received a detailed update on the Operation and its results. For Mr Guerini this is the second visit in the headquarters, as he has already been here on June 8.

At the end of the official visit, the French Minister, Florence Parly, had the chance to meet the French National Contingent in Irini’s staff, that is composed by representatives from more than 20 Member States.