Defence Minister Kammenos attends inauguration of SOFEX 2018 in Amman

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos attended the inauguration ceremony of SOFEX 2018, the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference in Amman, Jordan, in the presence of King of Jordan Abdullah II, at the invitation of his Jordanian counterpart.

Kammenos was accompanied by Hellenic National Defence General Staff chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis.

On the sidelines of the exhibition, Kammenos held talks with the King of Jordan, Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki and the president of the Jordanian House of Representatives Atef Tarawneh.

They exchanged views on issues of bilateral defence cooperation and ways to improve and extend it. They agreed on the problems in the wider area and discussed ways to extend and improve stability in the southeastern Mediterranean.