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Finnish Ambassador visits EUFOR Headquarters

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COM EUFOR and Ambassador Metso
The Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH); His Excellency, Mr Pekka Metso, was welcomed by Major General Robert Brieger, the Commander of EUFOR (COM EUFOR), to Camp Butmir on the 24th of April 2012.
The Ambassador undertook an Office Call with COM EUFOR, where the general situation in BiH and the wider Balkan region was discussed. COM EUFOR also briefed Ambassador Metso 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 Finnish officers serving with EUFOR, and the significant contribution which they are making to the mission in BiH.  The Finnish contingent provides personnel in key posts within EUFOR Headquarters.   
The Office Call concluded with COM EUFOR thanking Ambassador Metso for Finland’s contribution to Operation Althea and for his continued support.