(BRUXELLES2 - exclusive) The appointment of the commander of the EUFOR RCA Bangui operation should be endorsed today by the ambassadors of the COPS (Political and Security Committee). According to our information, it could be the Major General Philippe Pontiès, currently Commander of Force Headquarters number 3 in Marseille. He will officiate from Larissa (Greece), an air base, located between Thessaloniki and Athens, which will serve as Operation Headquarters (OHQ).
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A communicator at the head of EUFOR RCA Bangui
Philippe Ponties is particularly known to journalists for having been number two of the Dicod, the information and communication department of the Defence. He served in several overseas operations: Manta in Chad in 2, UNOMIG in Georgia in 1983-1995, Operation Trident in Kosovo in 1996-2001.