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South Africa: A contributor to NATO’s Peace Keeping, and Maritime Interdiction (Anti-Piracy), Operations, welcomes the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers (CIOR)


Johannesburg, South Africa 16 September 2016

Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Secretary General (CIOR SG) 1st LT Jaroslav Hajecek Hosted by the Reserve Forces Council (RFC) of South African Armed Forces:

1st LT Hajecek was warmly welcomed by Major General Keith M. Mokoape (pictured below making presentation to CIOR's SG), Brigadier General John Del Monte, and the RFC leadership committee, during his historic visit to the African continent.

In his address to the RFC leadership Jaroslav conveyed greetings from the CIOR President and thanked South Africa for their very active involvement in CIOR and the many contributions that South Africa makes to the CIOR community.


1st LT Havacek discussed further cooperation on education and professional development of Reservists in Africa, and within CIOR, and how to expand CIOR’s influence on the continent.

CIOR’s expertise on Reserve matters is viewed extremely positively in South Africa. The continued extensive participation of the South African Delegation in the Young Reserve Officer (YRO), and Military Competition (MILCOMP), programs has highlighted the value-added contribution this Delegation provides.


The CIOR SG then expressed the Presidency’s sincere appreciation for the warm welcome and hospitality of the South African Reserve Forces Council, and is looking forward to close cooperation in the future.


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