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Freihat participates EU Chiefs of Staff Conference in Brussels

By JT - May 15,2018 - Last updated at May 15,2018

AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Tuesday participated in the European Union Chiefs of Staff Conference, held at the European Union headquarters in Brussels, where Jordan was invited as a strategic partner.

Freihat shed light on the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF)’s role in maintaining world peace and security and combating extremism and terrorism, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. During his visit, Freihat held meetings with Chief of Defence Staff of the United Kingdom’s Armed Force Stuart Peach, who will take over as head of the NATO military commission in June, and Chief of Staff of the Italian army Danilo Errico, who will take over as head of the EU’s military commission in November.

Freihat discussed with his British and Italian counterparts ways to boost relations between JAF and entities they will chair, in addition to the latest developments in the region and means of enhancing joint cooperation.

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