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Czech Republic Minister visits EUFOR Headquarters

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COS EUFOR and Minister Schneider.

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Secretary for European Affairs of the Czech Republic, Mr Jiřί Schneider, was welcomed by Brigadier General Ernõ Péter Siposs, the Chief of Staff EUFOR (COS EUFOR), to Camp Butmir on the 7th of March 2012.

The Minister undertook an Office Call with COS EUFOR, where the general situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and the wider Balkan region was discussed. COS EUFOR also briefed Minister Schneider on the current operational activities of EUFOR in BiH, including the ongoing Capacity Building and Training initiatives which EUFOR are conducting with the Armed Forces of BiH.

Brigadier General Siposs praised the dedication and professionalism of the Czech officers serving with EUFOR, and highlighted the contribution that they are making to the mission in BiH. 

The Office Call concluded with COS EUFOR thanking Minister Schneider for the Czech Republic’s contribution to Operation Althea and for his continued support.