6th July 2009 - Following Sweden assuming the Presidency of the European Union, The Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, His Excellency Mr Bosse Hedberg, today visited EUFOR HQ where he paid an official call on COM EUFOR, Major General Stefano Castagnotto.
COM EUFOR briefed the Ambassador on EUFOR activities and the current security situation within BiH. EUFOR’s operational focus remains the transfer of Joint Military Affairs tasks to the relevant national authorities.
EUFOR continues to maintain a close working relationship with other international actors on operational matters and the cooperation with NATO continues to work efficiently.
Ambassador Hedberg, said that the EU remains actively committed to Bosnia and Herzegovina with its responsibility to promote peace and stability through Operation Althea. He further underlined that EUFOR positively contributes to the safe and secure environment in BiH, it continues to provide reassurance on the ground and is maintaining its long-term commitment to BiH.
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