News 2019

17 January 2019

German Ambassador visits RACVIAC

On Thursday, 17 January 2019, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Dr Robert Klinke, visited RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation. He was accompanied by LTC Dirk Bocklet, the German Defence Attaché to Croatia.

The guests were welcomed by RACVIAC Director, MG (ret.) Jeronim Bazo, Deputy Director BG Gordana Garašić, and RACVIAC senior staff members.

Following the presentation covering the history, mission, annual Programme, and accomplishments of the Centre, MG (ret.) Bazo provided additional explanation related to the Programme of activities emphasizing that in the future they will reflect even more the Members’ needs and requests, especially in terms of supporting Euro-Atlantic integrations of SEE aspiring countries. He also took the opportunity to express his appreciation on behalf of the Organization for the constant and invaluable contribution and support that Germany has been providing to RACVIAC since its inception in terms of finances, expertise and overall support.

Speaking about RACVIAC mission and its role in the region, H.E. Dr Robert Klinke availed himself of this opportunity to underline that RACVIAC proved to be an important and prominent actor that contributes to security and stability in SEE.

Ambassador Klinke also took the opportunity to reassure RACVIAC of German’s commitment and continued political support not only in the Arms Control area but also in other areas that contribute to confidence and security building, and enable it to become an even stronger think-tank on regional security issues.