Defense: Minister Trenta receives the minister of Burkina Faso

(To Greater Defense)

Relations between Italy and Burkina Faso are strengthening. Indeed, yesterday morning Minister Elisabetta Trenta signed a bilateral agreement with the Minister of National Defense and Veterans of Burkina Faso, Moumina Chériff Sy.

An agreement that establishes the common firm will to strengthen bilateral relations, with the aim of extending them to specific areas of cooperation, such as the fight against terrorism and capacity building activities.

The document was signed this morning during the bilateral meeting that took place at the "Pius IX" Army Club, during which the holder of the Dicastery underlined the significant importance that Italy gives to cooperation with Africa , especially with the Sahel countries, with the aim of supporting them in their path of stabilization and development.

The improvement of the security conditions in this area represents an essential aspect of our commitment and the Italian Armed Forces, side by side with our international cooperation, are particularly committed to this.

The Italian presence in the context of bilateral missions and under the aegis of the UN and the European Union in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel fits into this perspective.