17:45 / 15.04.2022.

Author: Branko Lozančić

Banožić speaks with the US Secretary of Defense

Minister of Defense Mario Banožić

Minister of Defense Mario Banožić

Foto: Marko Prpic / PIXSELL

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke by telephone with Croatian Minister of Defense Mario Banožić about bilateral relations and the current crisis in Ukraine.

The Ministry of Defense announced that the conversation was held at the initiative of the American Secretary of Defense.

Joint projects for equipping and modernizing the Croatian Armed Forces were also discussed, and Lloyd J. Austin III thanked Mario Banožić for everything Croatia is doing in support of Ukraine.

Banožić expressed satisfaction with the Pentagon chief's continued US support for the development of capabilities and modernization of the Croatian army and 30 years of successful bilateral cooperation.

Source: HRT

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