US General Attending Events Marking Operation Storm Anniversary

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ZAGREB, August 3, 2019 – US General Sandra Best, the Chief-of-Staff of the Minnesota Air National Guard, will attend events marking the 24th anniversary of the Croatian military and police operation Storm as part of her visit to Croatia, to last several days.

The US general on Saturday visited Croatian Air Force units at the “Colonel Mirko Vukušić” barracks at the Zemunik air base near Zadar, where she was informed of the Croatian Air Force’s mission and tasks and visited the premises of the Wings of Storm aerobatic team and the Zemunik air base fleet.

One of Gen. Best’s hosts, the Croatian Air Force Chief-of-Staff, Brigadier General Michael Križanec, said the very good cooperation between the Croatian Army and the Minnesota National Guard had been going on for more than 20 years.

Križanec said the talks with General Best focused on the continuation and ways of strengthening the cooperation through joint exercises and defence activities.

The Minnesota National Guard is our strong and loyal partner and we appreciate and are grateful for all the support it has offered to help develop the Croatian Army’s new capabilities, Križanec said, adding that the two sides would continue developing their cooperation and friendship.

During her stay in Croatia, General Best will also visit the Croatian Navy.

More news about relations between Croatia and the United States can be found in the Politics section.


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