Chief of GS of ARM, Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski met the newly appointed Defense Attaché of the United Kingdom accredited to the Republic of Macedonia, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Layton. The United Kingdom Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia, Charles Gareth and previous DA Lieutenant Colonel Richard Perry were also present at the meeting at the General Staff.
General Velichkovski wished Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Layton cordial welcome to Macedonia and all the best on his new appointment. At the meeting, they discussed about continuing and intensifying the existing cooperation between the two armies in the field of military education and training, as well as the possibility of conducting a joint military exercise.
General Velichkovski thanked Lieutenant Colonel Richard Perry, as previous UK Defence Attaché, for his professional contribution in improving the bilateral cooperation between the two armies.