COM EUFOR Major General Anton Wessely welcomed the new Operation Commander of EUFOR Op Althea Lt General Hubert Cottereau to EUFOR HQ, Camp Butmir Sarajevo

This afternoon, Tuesday 20 September, a change of command ceremony for EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion (MNBN) took place in EUFOR HQ, Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.

On 24th of August, 2022 Chief of Staff EUFOR, Brigadier General Zoltán Somogyi accompanied the EUFOR Joint Military Affairs Chief on the annual inspection of the Igman D.D. ammunition factory, where they produce ammunitions for small arms of various calibers from 5.56x45 mm to 12.7x99 mm.

The agreement for the combined military training between EUFOR and the AFBiH was signed on 13th September 2022 by the respective Chiefs of Staff EUFOR and AFBiH.

The German military contingent were officially welcomed to Camp Butmir on Tuesday 16 August with a flag raising ceremony at EUFOR HQ. The contribution of the German contingent brings the total number of nations in EUFOR Operation Althea up to 20. The German contingent are drawn from different units and branches across the Bundeswehr.

Today the Transfer of Authority Ceremony took place between Commanders of the LOT Coordination Centre (LCC).

EUFOR was delighted to welcome the European Union Political and Security Committee (PSC) and the European Union Military Committee (EUMC) to Camp Butmir, Sarajevo on 05 July and to brief them on how EUFOR supports the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in maintaining a safe and secure environment.