EDA Chief Executive, Ms Claude-France Arnould, visited Croatia on 8-9 March, in preparation of Croatia’s accession to EU in July 2013.
Ms Arnould had meetings with the President of Croatia Ivo Josipovic, Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic, Defence Minister Ante Kotromanovic, the Chief of Defence General Drago Lovric and the Commander of Croatian Navy, Admiral Robert Hranj.
The discussions held in Zagreb and Split showed potential for highly beneficial joint activities between Croatia and EDA, including in the areas of maritime surveillance, Naval research & technology and support to Croatia’s technological and industrial base.
Press release by the Croatian Ministry of Defence (8 March 2013)
Picture: Defence Minister, Mr. Ante Kotromanović met with the European Defence Agency Executive Director, Ms Claude-France Arnould on 8 March 2013. (c) Croatian MoD