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Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson meets with Adm. Eduardo Leal Ferreira discussing opportunities to strengthen our partnership and enhance regional security.
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CARTEGENA, Colombia (July 25, 2018) Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson meets with Adm. Eduardo Leal Ferreira, commander of the Brazilian navy, during the 28th Inter-American Naval Conference (IANC) in Cartagena, Colombia, discussing opportunities to strengthen our partnership and enhance regional security to ensure a maritime environment that is secure, orderly, and prosperous. IANC was initiated in 1959 to create a forum for the interchange of ideas, knowledge and mutual understanding of maritime challenges that affect the Western Hemisphere. The conference is one part of CNO's multi-day trip to South America to strengthen partnerships and seek more opportunities for combined operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Elliott Fabrizio)

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