Date: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Camp Butmir, Sarajevo

The press conference will comprise addresses from and an opportunity to question the following: 

Outgoing COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer.
Incoming COMEUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak.
Operation Commander Lieutenant General Olivier Rittimann.

Focus for the day will be the Change of Command ceremony where Major General Martin Dorfer will hand over the post of Commander EUFOR to his replacement Major General Reinhard Trischak.

On completion of the ceremony, you are invited to attend the reception where drinks and food will be served. Please note that your invitation to the reception is as guests rather than as reporters. We would therefore ask you to refrain from continuing interviews and questions during this time; however confirmatory questions and requests may be made to the Public Affairs Office staff at this point.

Main agenda points:
1000-1030 Press conference.
1050-1200 Change of Command ceremony – opportunity for photographs.
1205-1230 Reception hosted by COMEUFOR.

Media representatives are kindly requested to arrive at the main entrance to Camp Butmir no later than 0930. You are kindly requested to announce your participation no later than 1600 on Tuesday 25 June either by telephone or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For further enquiries please call Mrs Elma Robovic on 033 495 393 or 061 219 097.

Public Affairs Office: Mrs Elma Robovic
Office: 00387 (0) 33 495 393
Mobile: 00387 (0) 61 219 097
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Spokesperson: Lt Cdr Tim Leckey
00387 (0) 3349 5216
00387 (0) 61 472 931
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