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COM EUFOR Visits LOT Mostar 2 and Turkish Consul

COM EUFOR in Mostar On 29th March 2010 COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair, paid a visit to Liaison and Observation Team (LOT) Mostar 2 and the LOT Chief briefed COM EUFOR about the main events in the LOT Area of Activity. After the briefing, a wide ranging discussion took place between the participants, in which a lot of questions and point of views were exchanged and shared.

COM EUFOR also paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Mr. Metin Ergin, Consul General of Turkey to Mostar. It was a productive visit and several topics were discussed. In particular, H.E. Mr Ergin was able to elaborate on the contribution of Turkey in BiH; the historical links between Turkey and BiH and the support for BiH’s integration into the EU and NATO. COM EUFOR took the opportunity to compliment the achievements of the Turkish contingent to EUFOR. He noted that Turkey has one of the largest contingents in EUFOR and that the Turkish contingent’s intimate knowledge of the local area enables them to perform all of their tasks with commendable professionalism.