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Uganda, Israel Military Chiefs Meet

CDF Gen Katumba Wamala meet Maj Gen Yair Golan  Deputy Chief of Israel Defence Forces General Staff

Uganda has moved a step forward in strengthening military ties with Israel, troche http://cusanus-studierende.de/wp-admin/includes/taxonomy.php officials revealed Wednesday morning.

Army spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda said UPDF Chief of Defence Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala met with Maj Gen Yair Golan, http://copiproperties.com/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/classes/admin.php the Deputy Chief of the Israel Defence Forces General Staff on Monday.

The two held talks on the sidelines of the 4th July 2016 ceremony to mark 40 years since operation Jonathan at Entebbe Airport.

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“The two Military Leaders discussed possible areas of mutual co-operation such as collaboration in the fight against terrorism and general professionalization of the UPDF, http://codigoweb.co/wp-includes/class-wp.php ” said Ankunda.

CDF Gen Katumba Wamala with Maj Gen Yair Golan  Deputy Chief of Israel Forces General Staff and Col Aviezer Segal the Israel Defence Attache to Africa

CDF Gen Katumba Wamala with Maj Gen Yair Golan Deputy Chief of Israel Forces General Staff and Col Aviezer Segal the Israel Defence Attache to Africa

ChimpReports understands Israel has for many years been training Ugandan forces in specialized commando operations.

The militarily powerful country has as well provided logistical support to UPDF in the war on terror.

Gen Katumba appreciates a plaque given to him by Maj Gen Yair Golan

Gen Katumba appreciates a plaque given to him by Maj Gen Yair Golan

Ankunda said Israel Defence Forces is “famous for its expertise in building capacity for its partners and therefore offered to support UPDF in that regard.”

The meeting was also attended by the UPDF Joint Chief of Staff, Maj Gen Wilson Mbadi, the Deputy CMI for International Affairs Brig Richard Karemire as well as Col Aviezer Segal, the Israel Defence Attache’ to Africa.

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