|Major General Robert Brieger welcomes Dr Gjorge Ivanov to EUFOR.|
Dr Gjorge Ivanov, the President of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was welcomed to Camp Butmir on 4 October 2012 by Major General Robert Brieger, Commander of EUFOR.
The President’s arrival was marked by an Honour Guard comprising soldiers from the 23 troop contributing nations. Dr Ivanov was accompanied during his visit by His Excellency Mr Rami Rexhepi, the Ambassador of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
|(L-R) Major General Robert Brieger and General Sir Richard Shirreff during the honour guard at Camp Butmir|
The Operation Commander for Operation Althea, General Sir Richard Shirreff, visited Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from 1 to 3 October 2012.
General Shirreff, who is also NATO’s Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, was welcomed to Camp Butmir by Major General Robert Brieger, the Commander of EUFOR.
|Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs welcomes Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas|
Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia visited the EUFOR HQ on 2 October 2012. She was welcomed to Camp Butmir by Chief of Staff Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs. They discussed a range of issues including the current situation in BiH and EUFOR’s role in supporting BiH efforts in maintaining the safe and secure environment.
|Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs welcomes Dr Fatmir Besimi to EUFOR.|
Dr Besimi was accompanied during his visit to Camp Butmir by His Excellency Mr Rami Rexhepi, the Ambassador of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
|Delegation of EU diplomats with Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs.|
A delegation of EU diplomats visited EUFOR on 28 September 2012.
The diplomats belong to the European Union’s Working Party on the Western Balkans Region (COWEB). They were welcomed to Camp Butmir by the EUFOR Chief of Staff Brigadier General Ernő Péter Siposs.
|Soldiers from BiH and Romania working together in a planning exercise|
Company commanders from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and the United Kingdom spent 26 September at Rajlovac Barracks working with their counterparts from the Armed Forces BiH. They were joined by troops from EUFOR’s Multi-National Battalion in a planning exercise.
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