Change of command at Operation Irini

Apr 1, 2022 | International actors

On 1 April, Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI, whose mandate includes capacity building and training of the Libyan Coast Guard, changed its Force Commander during a ceremony in Taranto on board the Hellenic frigate HS ELLI. The Operation’s new flagship will be the ITS frigate GRECALE. Italian Rear Admiral Fabrizio Rutteri has taken over from the Greek Rear Admiral Michail Magkos the Command Authority of the European Joint Force operating in the Central Mediterranean.