A Training and Co-Operation Plan between EUFOR and the Armed Forces Bosnia and Herzegovina was signed on 25th August 2020 in Sarajevo.
The training plan was signed by EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Ernő Baráth, and Major General Ivica Jerkić, Deputy Chief Joint Staff Operations for Armed Forces Bosnia and Herzegovina.
After signing the training plan, Major General Jerkić said; “This ceremony is of great importance and confirms the relationship of cooperation and trust that we have with EUFOR”.
The agreement between AFBiH and EUFOR covers liaison and co-ordination, specialist mentoring, combined training, and joint exercises.
Brigadier General Ernő Baráth added; “This agreement gives EUFOR renewed momentum to continue moving forward with our partners. Cooperation and liaison with the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina will continue through 2021.”
AFBiH is now self-sustaining in terms of all individual training after the successful conclusion of EUFOR/AFBiH Capacity Building and Training programme, which has delivered courses to more than 5000 soldiers.