An International Medal Parade for 56 EUFOR soldiers, sailors, and airmen from 10 countries was held at Camp Butmir on EU Day, Thursday 9 May.
COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer, presided over the event; the Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr Sinno Khaldoun, was invited as a special guest to address the troops on parade.
Thanking the troops for their dedication and hard work COMEUFOR said:
“Your determination and focus has provided EUFOR with exceptional service in delivering our core mission of supporting the local authorities in providing a safe and secure environment”.
Commenting on the parade being held on EU day, Mr Sinno Khaldoun said:
“Let me express my gratitude to all of you for what you are doing in support of our common cause, which is facilitating Bosnia and Herzegovina’s efforts on their way towards EU accession”.
The parade was held on EU Day as part of EUFOR’s celebrations to mark the day that represents peace and unity throughout the whole of Europe.