Under the Conclusion and Implementation of International Treaties, the Act was signed in Zagreb on 1 February during a visit by the UK defence secretary and submitted to the Croatian government, the Defence Ministry said in a press release.
Minister Banožić said that the obligation of strategic partnership reflects Croatia’s commitment to the defence and security partnership in support of a stronger Alliance and common interests and values.
“The document confirms the joint commitment to ensuring further equipment to respond to future defence and security challenges. Through the programme of bilateral action, we will continue to promote the interoperability of the Armed Forces and achieve defence and security objectives and a common vision of stronger strategic cooperation,” said Banožić.
“As allies, we will additionally strengthen interoperability by implementing joint training and exercises, both bilaterally and within NATO,” the minister said.
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