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Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army visited the United Kingdom

During the visit, General Juan Miguel Fuente-Alba laid a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey.

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General Fuente-Alba at Westminster Abbey.
General Fuente-Alba at Westminster Abbey.

As part of his recent official visit to the United Kingdom to strengthen links between the British and Chilean Armies, Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army, General Juan Miguel Fuente-Alba, laid a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey. The solemn occasion was attended by the Chilean delegation and representatives from the United Kingdom.

During his visit, General Fuente-Alba also met with the Minister for International Security Strategy, Dr Andrew Murrison MP, and was briefed on various themes drawing on the British experience of restructuring their Armed Forces. In addition, General Fuente-Alba managed to visit the London Eye and enjoy a tour of the Tower of London.

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Published 4 September 2013