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EUMC president pays visit to Cyprus
2005-04-22 12:13:53

Nicosia, Apr 22 (CNA) -- General Rolando Moscha Moschini, President of the European Union Military Committee (EUMC), was received here today by Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos.

President of EUMC is paying an official visit to Cyprus from 21-24 April, following an invitation by the Commander of the National Guard Lieutenant General Athanasios Nikolodemos.

Earlier he was accepted by Minister of Defence Kyriacos Mavronicolas and by Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Athanasios Nikolodemos.

No statements were made after the meetings.

During his stay in Cyprus President of EUMC will visit units and observation posts of the National Guard (Cyprus Army) and see archaeological sites in Pafos, on the western coast.

General Moschini, an Italian, has served various posts in the artillery and supervised the withdrawal of Italian troops from northern Iraq.

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