Visit to United States of America

Friday, 3.2.2023 | International Co-operation
At the invitation of Major General John Harris, Adjutant General of the Ohio National Guard, Chief of the Serbian Armed Forces General Staff, General Milan Mojsilović, is paying a visit to the United States of America, during which he will have meetings with senior officials from the Ohio National Guard, civilian authorities of this US federal state and the US Department of Defence.

The official part of the visit began yesterday at the Ohio National Guard Command in Columbus, where the trilateral meeting of General Mojsilović, General Harris and the commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi was held regarding the activities that are implemented within the Ohio's State Partnership Program with Serbia and Hungary.

The meeting covered, among other things, the current security situation in the world and the region, the past cooperation between the Serbian Armed Forces and the Ohio National Guard and the possibilities for its further improvement. During the talks, satisfaction was expressed with the scope and goals of cooperation within the State Partnership Program of Serbia and Ohio, not only in the military-military field, but also civil-military and civil-civil cooperation, and it was agreed to continue with the implementation of joint activities, primarily in the field of training, NCO development and cyber defence.

While reminding that the year before last marked 140 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Serbia and the USA, and also 15 years of successful cooperation with the Ohio National Guard, General Mojsilović pointed out that the Serbian Armed Forces is committed to the further development of that cooperation and expressed his belief that in the coming period new bridges will be built that connect not only the members of the Serbian Armed Forces and the Ohio National Guard, but also our nations.

During his stay in the USA, the Chief of the Serbian Armed Forces General Staff will participate in the Joint Senior Leadership Conference organized by the Ohio National Guard, where he will speak about the biggest challenges for the Serbian Armed Forces, its transformation, modernization and human resources management, and in the continuation of the visit, he will meet with the high US political and military officials in Washington.

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