Mrs. Meddžida Kreso, President of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina together with the heads of the Criminal and Appellate Divisions of the Court, Mrs. Mira Smajlović, Mrs. Minka Kreho and Mr. Hilmo Vučinić, paid a formal visit to EUFOR HQ today. They were welcomed to Camp Butmir by Major General Bernhard Bair, COM EUFOR.
During their meeting, Mrs Kreso and Major General Bair engaged in wide ranging set of discussions about the importance of the State Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the key role that they have to play in the future of the country. To serve justice is also a means for reconciliation. No crime must remain unpunished regardless of the ethnic origin of the perpetrators or the victims, in BiH or elsewhere, in the world. All agreed on the crucial need for the Country’s legal system to effectively function in order to enable BiH to move towards its goal of joining the EU.
|Lt Col Broeksma presents the first copy of the guidelines to the Director of BHMAC, Mr Gavran|
Lieutenant Colonel Broeksma of EUFOR’s Joint Military Affairs Branch, stated, “That EUFOR supports the vision to have BiH free of mines by 2019 but that it will require the appropriate budget and the involvement of both the general public and the politicians.”
|COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair welcomes COM KFOR, Major General Erhard Bühler to EUFOR HQ.|
During a two day visit to Sarajevo, on 27th and 28th March 2011, Kosovo Force Commander (COM KFOR), Major General Erhard Bühler paid a formal call on COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair.
COM EUFOR and COM KFOR engaged in a wide ranging set of discussions about the current security situation within the Balkans and the current EUFOR and KFOR activities and priorities. They also talked further about the plans that are in place for both forces to act as the others operational reserve.
|Instructors and attendees of the Mines Risk Education (MRE) Instructors course Additional Pictures|
|Major General Bernhard Bair, COM EUFOR, Mevlüt Çavusoglu, President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, Ms Mary Ann Hennessey, Head of Office, Council of Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Major General Bernhard Bair welcomes Colonel Aurel Voiculescu to EUFOR HQ.|
On the 24 March 2011, Colonel Aurel Voiculescu, the Deputy Chief of the Romanian Military Intelligence Directorate, visited EUFOR HQ. Major General Bernhard Bair, COM EUFOR welcomed him to the HQ.COM EUFOR briefed him on the OP Althea mission and on the security situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. MG Bair praised the effort and contribution of the Romanian contingent to EUFOR. Romanian forces currently work in the HQ, as well as manning the Liaison Observation Team (LOT) Houses in Banja Luka and Cazin.
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