His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan received on Tuesday the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff General Konstantinos Floros at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman.
Discussions covered means to advance defence cooperation between Jordan and Greece, as well as international efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach, Petra news agency reported.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hunaiti attended the meeting. Furthermore, he attended with the visiting guest a naval defence drill carried out by the Royal Jordanian Navy and Royal Yachts Command.
The exercise is part of the Jordanian Armed Forces - Arab Army training plans with armies of Arab and friendly countries to raise the level of readiness and efficiency of the various units of the armed forces.
Hunaiti and the Greek Chief of Staff were briefed by Naval Force Commander Colonel Hisham Al-Jarrah on the progress of the operational and logistical exercise, which simulates field scenarios with the aim of training participants in similar conditions and how to plan and coordinate to achieve its objectives.
The participants carried out operations to defend territorial waters by intercepting and neutralizing speedboats, dealing with explosives and sea mines with frogmen countering an underwater attack, as well as coastal incursions by ship boarding and searching teams (VBSS) within the area of operations.
The naval personnel displayed an outstanding level of efficiency in performing their tasks.