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FINABEL annual meeting convenes in Cyprus

07 April, 2014

The annual meeting of the European organisation FINABEL is taking place on Tuesday in Nicosia, at Chief of Army Staff level.
According to an official announcement, the meeting, to be concluded on Wednesday, will be addressed by Cyprus Defence Minister Christophoros Fokaides.

The National Guard Chief of Staff Stylianos Nasis will hand over the FINABEL presidency to his Slovak counterpart. Nicosia holds the presidency of the organisation since April 2013.

FINABEL was founded in 1953 and membership is open to EU land forces. Currently there are 17 members. The National Guard, the Republic of Cyprus` armed forces, became member in April 2008.