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Written by Capt Marco Spörk and Capt Mityo Panchev Friday, 09 October 2015 15:00
EUFOR MNBN conducts combined training with AF BiH_4
From the 5th until the 9th of October, the Multinational Battalion (MNBN) of EUFOR and infantry from the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AFBiH) conducted combined training in Dubrave. Lead by the Capacity Building and Training branch of EUFOR, the joint training was set up to instruct soldiers tactically in peace support operation techniques. EUFOR were represented by the Hungarian company of the MNBN, which had advisory responsibilities during the training.

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Written by Lt Cdr Ben Timpson Monday, 05 October 2015 17:00
LOT House Foča donates toys to local school_1

On the 5th of October Slovakian members of the EUFOR Liason and Observation Team (LOT) in Foča donated toys to the Sveti Sava primary school in Foča. The toys were collected from the families of the Slovakian LOT members, who wanted to give a gift to the children in their area.

Captain Andrej Kukla was part of the donating team, and said, ‘We were happy to be able to make this donation, it’s great to see the children enjoying the toys’
Maintaining links with the community
EUFOR has 17 LOT Houses throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. The LOT teams contain personnel from around Europe, and their task is to maintain relationships with their communities. This allows EUFOR to understand the environment within Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Written by Lt Cdr Ben Timpson Wednesday, 30 September 2015 17:00
Playground equipment donated to Kindergarden in Bratunac_3

On the 30th of September Austrian members of EUFOR and distinguished guests visited ‘Radnost’ Kindergarten in Bratunac. During the visit a ceremony was conducted thanking the Austrian personnel for their donation of a playground facility. Present at the ceremony were the head of the Kindergarten Mrs. Jadranka Magazin, Bratunac Mayor Mr. Nedeljko Mlađenović, head of local social affairs department Mrs. Olja Čučić and EUFOR Austrian contingent commander Col Juergen Schlechter. A ribbon was cut during the ceremony, marking the formal donation before the children began using the equipment.

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Written by Lt Cdr Ben Timpson Friday, 25 September 2015 17:00
Turkish personnel of LOT Livno distribute food to local people_1
On the 25th of September members of the EUFOR Turkish Liason and Observation (LOT) Team based in Livno distributed food parcels to needy individuals within their area. The team gave this food as a gesture of good will to the community, strengthening the relationships between the LOT team and the people they live with.

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Written by Maj İlker Emirze Wednesday, 16 September 2015 16:00
COM EUFOR visits LOT House Livno_3
On the 16th of September COM EUFOR Major General Johann Luif visited the Turkish Liason and Observation Team in Livno. After a welcome from the personnel, he received a brief on the day to day activities of the LOT house and the areas that it is responsible for. Also attending during the visit were Turkish Ambassador Cihad Erginay, Turkish Council General Ayşe Selcan Şanli, Turkish Military Attache Staff Colonel Aytuğ Şeker and Turkish Senior Military Representative Colonel Abdullah Özkantar.

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