Italy takes over IRINI tactical command

Apr 1, 2023 | International actors

On 1 April, Italian Rear Admiral Valentino Rinaldi took over tactical command of the European Naval Force Operation IRINI operating in the Central Mediterranean, from Greek Rear Admiral Stylianos Dimopoulos. The Force Commanders, with their respective staffs, are assigned on a six-month rotation from Italy and Greece. The same nations are also providing the Flagship, where the Force Headquarters are based.