On Tuesday 17 June 2014, HNDGS Chief General Mikhail Kostarakos traveled to Bulgaria to attend CHODs Day of the Annual Strategic Military Partners Conference (SMPC 2014), held in Sofia from 17 to 19 June 2014.

The aforementioned Conference is organised by NATO Supreme Allied Command Transformation (SACT) and is held annually in a different country, aiming to brief the participants and provide ideas on Alliance transformation.

It is attended by Armed Forces Chiefs of NATO Member-States and representatives from  “Partnership for Peace (PfP)”, “Mediterranean Dialogue (MD)”, “Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI)” and “Partners across the Globe (PatG)”.