Written by Lt Cdr Adrian Kirk RN Tuesday, 10 April 2012 14:25
|COM EUFOR and Mr Aleš Hois Minister of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia|
His Excellency, Mr. Ales Hois, and a delegation of the Slovenian Republic including the Chief of General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Brigadier General Dobran Bozic, were welcomed by Major General Robert Brieger, the Commander of EUFOR (COM EUFOR), to Camp Butmir on the 8th of April 2012.
After a reception by the Honour Guard, the Minister undertook an Office Call with COM EUFOR where the general situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and the wider Balkan region was discussed. COM EUFOR also briefed Minister Hois 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. Major General Brieger praised the dedication and professionalism of the Slovenian soldiers serving with EUFOR, and highlighted the contribution that they are making to the mission in BiH.
The Office Call concluded with COM EUFOR thanking Minister Hois for the Slovenian Republic’s contribution to Operation Althea and for his continued support.
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