Somalia: change to the National Support Element

(To Greater Defense)
22/10/19

In the frame of the International Campus, where the Italian-led Mission in Somalia (EUTM Somalia) is located, and in the presence of the Italian ambassador in Somalia, Alberto Vecchi, there was the rotation of the commander of the Italian National Support Element (IT- NSE).

After nearly eleven months of stay in Somalia, Lieutenant Colonel Michele Giacalone leaves the command of the Italian National Support Element to Lieutenant Colonel Licio Dettori, from the 184 ° TLC support battalion "Cansiglio" of Treviso.

During the ceremony Ambassador Vecchi highlighted the importance of the Italian National Support Element, a versatile articulation that provided the maximum support to the EUTM Somalia Mission and to all the other articulations present in the territory.

The mayor of Mogadishu and president of the Banadir Region, Omar Mohamud Mohamed, present at the event, underlined the deep friendship that binds the Somali people to the Italian people.