The Commander of US 6th Fleet, Vice Admiral Lisa M. Franchetti, met today the with the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence of General Staff, Air Chief Marshal Christos Christodoulou.
Happening Now: ?? VADM Franchetti, commander of #US6thFleet & VADM Tsounis, Head of ?? #HellenicNavy conduct a pass in review at the #Hellenic Ministry of National Defence! #Greece is an important @NATO ally.
.@Hellenic_MOD @USEmbassyAthens @US_EUCOM pic.twitter.com/MoIAS9HcP1
— U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (@USNavyEurope) June 20, 2019
The issues covered during their meeting concerned matters of mutual interest and cooperation between the two countries, as well as issues related to the security in the wider Balkan region, and the Southeastern Mediterranean.
The Commander of the US 6th Fleet is on an official visit to Greece from 19 to 21 June 2019, in the framework of bilateral contacts.