Commander EUFOR meets BiH Presidency Chairman Komšić

Commander EUFOR, Major General Trischak, and the Chairman of the BiH Presidency, Željko Komšić, met in Sarajevo on Monday 18 November 2019. They discussed the current political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the close cooperation between EUFOR and local authorities, law enforcement agencies and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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EUSR and COMEUFOR: close coordination between the main EU instruments

On 18 November 2019 the EU Special Representative (EUSR) and Head of the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ambassador Johann Sattler, arrived for a briefing series at the EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo. The visit was part of the close coordination between the main EU instruments in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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COM EUFOR visits Vitezit explosives factory

The Commander of EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak, spent Thursday 14 November visiting the Vitezit explosives factory in Vitez, along with representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the relevant State and Federation level Ministries who are all taking a keen interest in the potential security implications of the factory’s bankruptcy.

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EUFOR Multinational Battalion conduct live firing

EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion, Hungarian Company, conducted a life firing event in Pazaric, on 12 November, in order to keep their shooting skills at a high standard. During the live firing event COMEUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak and the Commander of the Multinational Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Manfred Leitner, joined the company to observe the soldiers skills and also to take the opportunity to fire the SZVD 7.62mm and the Gepárd M1 12.7mm rifles.

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EUFOR Multinational Battalion train newcomers

EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion, Turkish Company, was put through a challenging range of tests at Rajlovac, on Saturday 9 November, to ensure their new joiners were up to the high standard of competence needed to be judged “fully operationally capable”.

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