Hosted by Israeli Navy Commander, Vice Admiral Christidis and his Israeli counterpart discussed cooperation between the navies and current security issues
Date: 12/07/2012, 6:51 PM Author: IDF (Zahal) Website
The Chief of the Hellenic Navy, Vice Admiral Kosmas Christidis, concluded his first visit to Israel today, hosted by Commander in Chief of the Israeli Navy, Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg.
During the course of his visit, Vice Admiral Christidis sailed on an Israel Navy, Sa’ar 5- Class corvette and received security and strategic briefings by senior navy officers, and discussed the cooperation between the Israeli and Hellenic navies. The admiral was welcomed by an honorary Navy guard at the Haifa Navy Base. He also visited Yad Vashem, Israel’s official Holocaust memorial, where he placed a wreath in memory of the victims.
The Commander in Chief of the Israel Navy, Vice Admiral Rutberg noted that the visit emphasizes the strong cooperation between the navies, adding that he sees great significance in preserving this relationship.