Chief of Defence Staff participating in Balkan Chiefs of Defence Conference
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Daniel Petrescu, will participate in the 16th Conference of the Balkan Chiefs of Defence on military cooperation issues, organised in Sofia, Bulgaria, from May 17 to 19.
According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, the agenda of the forum includes analyses of the security situation in the Balkan region, as well as modalities of cooperation between states in the region.
On the sidelines of the conference, the Chief of Defence Staff will participate in the panel discussion “Regional military connectivity and military mobility as a highlight of the partnership in the Balkans – exploring innovative ways for integration and cooperation.”
General Daniel Petrescu will also have a bilateral meeting with his Turkish counterpart.
The Forum is held annually and brings together heads of defence from nine countries in South Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. It aims to boost regional military cooperation by strengthening security and ensuring a climate of stability in the Balkan region.