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Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces in Irak

Defence Command 28.11.2018 14.00
Press release

The Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Jarmo Lindberg, inspected the Finnish Crisis Management Contingent in Irak 26 - 28 November 2018.

During his inspection visit, General Lindberg met with the military leadership of Operation Inherent Resolve and the Kurdistan Training Coordination Center in Erbil. The general security situation in Irak and the Finnish participation in the operation emerged as particular topics of conversation.

During his inspection visit, the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces obtained a clear situation picture of the participation and operations of the Finnish contingent as part of the multinational operation.

Deputy Chief of Staff Army Operations, Brigadier General Rami Saari, Captain Johanna Laanola from the Army Command, and Major Antti Rajahalme, Aide de Camp to the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, travelled with General Lindberg.